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Church for the 21st century?

Church for the 21st century?

This is possibly the most revolutionary, revelatory and important book about the church and mission I have ever read. If you are interested in how the 21st century church can become a missionary community in first world countries, this book can teach u...
Sixth Sunday After Epiphany 2019: The Psalm Passage – Kudos to the psalmist for reminding us of how to live a good Christian life

Sixth Sunday After Epiphany 2019: The Psalm Passage – Kudos to the psalmist for reminding us of how to live a good Christian life

“Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or take the path that sinners tread, or sit in the seat of scoffers; but their delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law they meditate day and night. They are like trees planted by streams of water, which […]
Please Leave Time for Transformation

Please Leave Time for Transformation

How do we respond to people who think differently from us? As hard as it is, I would suggest we follow the Christian example by loving our enemies and praying for them. And we must never forget to leave time for transformation to take place.
Rest in Peace

Rest in Peace

Death has been on my mind a lot lately. Not my own, necessarily, although I do think about that more than I probably ought to. But just death as a phenomenon. Both of my grandmothers have died in the last six months. Several people in my orbit could well be approaching this threshold. I just […]
Sweden Deports Christians to Persecution When They Can’t Answer Ridiculous Questions

Sweden Deports Christians to Persecution When They Can’t Answer Ridiculous Questions

What does Matthew 10:34 say? Which things are forbidden according to Christianity? Can you describe the sacraments? If these questions seem hard – even unanswerable – to you, you’re lucky not to be a Christian asylum seeker in Sweden. Since many years back, the Swedish Migration Board tries to differentiate between “real” converts from Islam … Continue reading
Sixth Sunday After Epiphany 2019: The Gospel Passage – Kudos to Jesus for teaching hard lessons concerning the Christian life

Sixth Sunday After Epiphany 2019: The Gospel Passage – Kudos to Jesus for teaching hard lessons concerning the Christian life

“He came down with them and stood on a level place, with a great crowd of his disciples and a great multitude of people from all Judea, Jerusalem, and the coast of Tyre and Sidon. They had come to hear him and to be healed of their diseases; and those who were troubled with unclean […]
What my Parents Did Right

What my Parents Did Right

“What do I do?” The veteran parent looked at me helplessly. It was my first year of teaching, and I felt as helpless as he looked. What did I know about parenting?But after 7 years of observing the families of my students, I realize I actually do know...

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