Monthly Archives: January 2012

Power surge

“For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.” (2 Timothy 1:7 NIV) That is one of my favorite Bible quotes. Think what a difference we can make with power, love … Continue reading

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Beatles – Lord’s Prayer Mash Up

As a word nerd, I do crosswords puzzles in bed, conjugate verbs in public, and play with live grammar. Here’s what happened when I messed with pronouns. Beatles song “I, Me, Mine” with 3rd person pronouns: All thru’ the day we … Continue reading

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Now whatta ya want?

3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, 4 not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. Philippians 2:3-4 (NIV) Or in Rick … Continue reading

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Nicky the Adorable Brit

If you Google Nicky Gumbel and the Alpha Course, articles that castigate him pop up.  Maybe his theology is flawed, and maybe Google’s skewed algorithms have a lot to do with it. . . but here’s what I experienced. As … Continue reading

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Just Who Do You Think You Are?

Here’s a little question: “Without my sins, who would I be?”

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What is the Jesus Creed?

In the Old Testament, we read Deuteronomy 6:4-9 (NIV) “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. 5 Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. … Continue reading

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Scot Mcknight’s Zipper is Down

Reading The Jesus Creed is like listening to a knowledgable speaker, while being distracted, amused and irrated because his fly is open. Credibility is eroded. Could you take a presenter seriously whose plaid boxers are gripped between the zipper’s teeth? I am not going to … Continue reading

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