Monthly Archives: December 2014

In-Sight: On Break

This post resumes January 7th.

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Journey: On Break

Journey is on break.  It resumes next week, January 5th.

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For the Bride: On Break

“For the Bride” is on Christmas Break.  It returns next week, January 9th.

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Advent In-Sight: Christmas Eve

Coming each year to Christmas Eve, I am always drawn to these words, “O, come let us adore him. O, come let us adore him. O, come let us adore him, Christ, the Lord!” Jeannie joins me in praying for … Continue reading

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Journey: Sanity Through A Madman

Read: “Keep Herod in Christmas” Coming cold to this chapter, I had no idea where McLaren was going to take us.  But as with so much else that he writes, in this book and elsewhere, his masterful use of the … Continue reading

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For the Bride: On Break

“For the Bride” is on a Christmas break.  It resumes on January 9th.

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Advent In-Sight: Simeon & Anna’s Window

Jesus ‘ presentation in the Temple by Mary and Joseph gave two of God’s veteran servants an experience both of them had hoped for.  Simeon had been given a promise by the Holy Spirit that he would see the Christ … Continue reading

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Journey: The Impossible is Possible

Read: “Women on the Edge” I have had occasion recently to become more familiar than ever before with ancient Jewish culture (and surrounding pagan cultures), seeing how dramatically and destructively it was a male-dominated culture, where women on a good … Continue reading

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For the Bride: Infrastructure

Buildings stand because of their infrastructure, what Jesus called “the good foundation.”  As we conclude our brief look at the place of hermeneutics in the human sexuality debate, I will stay with Wesley’s sermon “The Catholic Spirit” one more time. … Continue reading

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Advent In-Sight: Joseph’s Window

Imagine your fiance comes to tell you she is pregnant, and the baby is not yours.  But before you stop reeling from that news, she tells you that her impregnation is by the Holy Spirit!  Sit with this until you … Continue reading

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Journey: Redefining the Edge

Read: “Women on the Edge” I have had occasion recently to become more familiar than ever before with ancient Jewish culture (and surrounding pagan cultures), seeing how dramatically and destructively it was a male-dominated culture, where women on a good … Continue reading

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For the Bride: The Critical Element

I want to continue to use Wesley’s sermon, “Catholic Spirit,” to shed further light on our continuing exploration of honoring and being the Bride of Christ today. I repeat that the basis for all this is orthodoxy.  Not everyone will … Continue reading

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Editorial: We have A Moment

It took roughly a century for the now-called Copernican Revolution to establish the new paradigm for the solar system–a paradigm that removed the earth from the center of the universe and replaced it with the sun.  Between the initial proposal … Continue reading

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Advent In-Sight: Mary’s Window

Imagine an ordinary day in your life–business as usual.–except for one thing: you are visited by an angel. Whoa! So much for the ordinary day. That’s exactly what happened to Mary, and Luke’s words hardly do the moment justice, “She … Continue reading

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Journey: Field of Dreams

Read:  “Promised Land, Promised Time” I like McLaren’s metaphor of the Bible as a dream book.  Maybe it is because I sat before the television to watch Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his “I have a Dream” speech, and saw … Continue reading

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