Monthly Archives: October 2011

New Ground

In “Mary Poppins,” Julie Andrews sang “A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.” Laying aside more recent concerns about the consumption of sugar, it’s not a bad rule of thumb. It certainly makes sense when applied to interpersonal … Continue reading

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Harmony

I couldn’t get the song out of my head last night. As I studied this Sunday’s text, Romans 15:1-13, my eyes immediately lit on the end of verse 1 and beginning of verse 2, and then the chorus of Ricky Nelson’s … Continue reading

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Kingdom Diet

I am a meat-eater. I have tried a variety of meats, including rattlesnake. I regularly told my children that bacon and sausage are a Christian privilege, arising out of our freedom from Jewish dietary laws forbidding consumption of pork. Yet many years … Continue reading

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