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Why I Am a Christian

August 17th, 2009 at 2:12 pm » Comments (7)

I often ask the question of myself, and am sometimes am asked by others, “Why am I a Christian?” By that question I suppose different things are meant, such as ...more »

A Christian Country?

March 17th, 2009 at 8:09 am » Comments (11)

I found the following article by T.  David Gordon, "The Decline of Christianity in the West: A Contrarian View" while looking for something else. I think this is an important ...more »

Watching the Grass Grow

March 16th, 2009 at 10:49 am » Comments (0)

Someone, I don't remember who, maybe Audrie Keen, said the other day on Facebook that she wished she had the patience to watch the grass grow. I don't know exactly ...more »

The Prayer Jesus Gave Us

March 10th, 2009 at 9:54 am » Comments Off

(This article appeared in the march 2009 edition of The ARP Magazine, as part of a monthly series  "God's Indispensable Word.") As I sit down to write this article I am ...more »

Caring for the Needy: The Biblical Mandate

March 9th, 2009 at 10:05 am » Comments (0)

This is a guided Bible Study which I put together a long time ago - in 1984 I think - and which still blesses me as I read the passages. ...more »

We’re All Cracked and Crumbling

March 8th, 2009 at 9:03 am » Comments (4)

I wrote this years ago in defense of friends who were suffering in various ways. I came across it again today and thought I'd replublish it. Little did I realize it might ...more »

I Know What Christmas Is, But What is Advent?

December 5th, 2008 at 1:50 pm » Comments (1)

The countdown to Christmas Day continues, with all the hustle and bustle and pressure that goes with that. It’s hard with all the stuff to do to keep “Christ in ...more »

Bound to us Forever – Incarnation III

December 3rd, 2008 at 1:19 pm » Comments (0)

Today I finish the brief introduction into the Christian mystery of “incarnation,” the “enfleshment” of God in the form and full reality of a human person. The significance of the incarnation ...more »

The Only-Begotten Son of God – Incarnation II

December 2nd, 2008 at 2:27 pm » Comments (0)

As I said in yesterday’s reflection on the incarnation, this “incarnation” of God in the very form of man (in the first coming of Jesus) is in many ways the ...more »

What if God Was One of Us – The Incarnation

December 1st, 2008 at 2:33 pm » Comments (0)

Today, Monday December 1, 2008, is the first Monday in this year’s liturgical season of Advent, which began Sunday November 30th, the fourth Sunday before Christmas Day. Today and for ...more »
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