Monthly Archives: January 2014

Ministry in the trenches

As we look at pastoral theology and life, the temptation is to look at current trends and jump on the band wagon of the latest technique, the sure fire method of leading the church. But Eugene Peterson offers another look … Continue reading

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From my mother’s book

My mother has kept a diary since 1934, almost every day for 75 years. She recorded personal thoughts, local events, and national and international events. She kept track of costs for everyday items. I had the privilege of working with … Continue reading

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UltraThin Ref HCSB

Editing Error in HCSB UltraThin Reference Bible In our family devotion we are reading 1 Corinthians. Two nights ago I discovered a printing error in the references for 1 Corinthians 5:13 (page 1146). In that text, Paul quotes Deuteronomy 17:7. … Continue reading

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It’s an Epidemic

My good friend, Curt Leins, has written an insightful and helpful post, It’s an Epidemic!. He addresses one problem in the Christian Church that has many faces. In the process the Church is hindered, and pastors and people forget the … Continue reading

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