Monthly Archives: August 2016

Gear Up

As we read the stories of the Bible, it’s good to remember how we tell our own stories. We don’t relate everything that happened in detail and we may not even get events in exact order. If you ask me … Continue reading

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In Reverse

I’m not an aficionado of old automobiles, but one aspect of the Stanley Steamer has always fascinated me. It’s not just that it was a relatively successful steam-powered car, but that because of its immense torque it didn’t need any … Continue reading

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Seeker

I’ve never cared much for the “seeker-sensitive” model of worship and church life, from the time I first encountered it something like twenty-five years ago on a “field trip” to Willow Creek Community Church during one of our Covenant midwinter … Continue reading

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Simon Sins

It sounds like the new Harry Potter book is pretty disappointing. Unlike the main series which ended years ago, Beth and I did not rush out to buy the new volume. I was put off by the fact that it’s … Continue reading

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Forgiving Truth

Last Saturday July 30 was National Whistleblower Appreciation Day according to a resolution passed by unanimously by the Senate on July 8. Who knew? I didn’t until I googled “whistleblower.” The National Whistleblower Center web site says, “The designation of … Continue reading

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