Posts tagged with: featured

Happy birthday, Kate!

Good morning Kate (and the rest of the world), Today you are * years old. As we are now six hours ahead of the rest of your friends and family plus I was up late, I…

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Midnight Falling

Life is final. There are no do-overs. There are no mulligans. The consequences are real. The stakes are high. When we are young, we don't realize it. Then over the course of our lives, we…

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Life hurts - Part 3

Jesus maintained the tension of present pain and future glory without falling into our trite sayings (see last post). It is humbling to read how Christ approached life. We all err when it comes to…

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Life hurts - Part 2

Most of us fall into a routine of using trite sayings to answer difficult situations. They are often true--at least partly so--, but we miss the pathos of life in recycling something we saw in…

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Life hurts - Part 1

Life hurts. Yet we try to deny this fact. Not outright denials, but in hushed undertones. Christian art often is rightly panned for being cloy or trite. It is all too commonly a sickeningly sweet…

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You quoted who?!

Where I'm at and where I'm going I've been wanting to write this for a while, but I just haven't. I need to though, so we are all on the same page. I'm Baptist. I'm…

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