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Season After Pentecost (Proper 15[20]) – The Old Testament Passage: Showing good sense and judgment

Season After Pentecost (Proper 15[20]) – The Old Testament Passage: Showing good sense and judgment

When David slept with his ancestors, his son Solomon rose to power. King Solomon was known for his wisdom; however he chose to worship in some less that traditional places. Verse three says, “Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of his father David; only, he sacrificed and offered incense at the high places.” […]
Fresh and Green

Fresh and Green

We just celebrated our 33rd anniversary. My wife just celebrated her 55th birthday [She gave me permission to say the number]. Although I’m going back to work in a few days for my 19th year as a professor, thoughts of retirement are beginning with less than ten years till the usual retirement age in Canada. […]
Anabaptists, Abortions, and Ambivalence

Anabaptists, Abortions, and Ambivalence

Even before Brett Kavanaugh was officially nominated as the new Supreme Court justice nominee, the media buzzed with questions about what might happen to Roe v. Wade. Most legal experts and activists anticipate that the decision that legalized abortion nationwide will be overturned—and the legality of abortion will revert to a state-by-state decision—within a handful … Continue reading Anabaptists, Abortions, and Ambivalence
In Jail for Justice

In Jail for Justice

This past week, my friend and former colleague, Steve Heinrichs, was sentenced to 7 days in jail by the British Colombia Supreme Court for criminal and civil contempt of court. Why? Because he stood up for justice.

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