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The Time Judas Preached the Gospel

*I wrote this for a another blog a few years ago. Photo credit © 2004 Icon Productions What I learned in church about Judas Betrayal is a word we don’t use much anymore. Over time most words lose their power because of overuse and misuse. One day we use the word in front of someone […]

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With or Without Liturgy; Worship Requires Something of Us

Worship is…a spiritual experience to be grounded in truth. The benefits and challenges of the liturgical worship are the same as those of the experiential worship.

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Marriage is …

We’ve been getting married for so long that, in a lot of ways, we’ve forgotten that marriage is a promise, a gift, and a mystery.

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Religion as a Gift

Is religion really the problem? I’ve heard a number of leaders in Christendom say It’s not about religion, but a relationship. Jesus didn’t start a religion, he started a movement. Yet, the Old Covenant establishes a religion complete with rituals, sacred objects, sacred spaces and sacred days. Jesus didn’t denounce that religion. He denounced the […]