Monthly Archives: March 2012

Searching for the church—Part 1

In my previous post (15 Reasons why I came back to the Church) I focused on the reasons for coming back to the church. Today I will turn my attention to the searching aspect of coming back. First, let me … Continue reading

Posted in Doctrine- Systematics, Ministry, My church, Personal Reflection, Worship/Liturgy | 11 Comments

Shopping for a Bible? Choices may be limited

I love libraries and bookstores. Give me an extra hour and I can fill the time easily in either place. Yesterday was a day of errands: car repairs and meeting with CPA for taxes. In between those two activities, I … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Reflection, Translations | 2 Comments

15 reasons why I came back to the Church

Earlier today, Rachel Held posted 15 Reasons Why I left the Church. She got me to thinking about this, and why it is important for us to listen to people who leave the Church. But it is also important for … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Reflection | 16 Comments

Living in Light of the Supper, the Cross, and the Empty Tomb

Holy Week climaxes with the four day observance/celebration from Maundy Thursday to Easter Sunday. We follow the events of the last day of Jesus’ life, His death, and His resurrection as He finishes the work His Father sent Him to … Continue reading

Posted in New Testament, Tentatio | 6 Comments

My Love-Hate relationship with the Internet — Part 1

I have wrestled with this topic for two months at least. Please don’t misunderstand, this is not a rant against technology (see Part 2). Rather, it is looking at the internet in terms of Christians and relationships—what happens to Christian … Continue reading

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Liturgical Spirituality

One of the challenges of the Christian life is to see the integral nature of everything we do, say, and experience. In the U.S. there is a tendency to maintain a “rugged individualism” —“my way, my God, my worship, my … Continue reading

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