Monthly Archives: August 2015

Social Media Activists – an outrageous analysis

*** Love is patient, love is kind. 1 Corinthians 13:4 ***

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God the Cosmic ATM – a prosperity gospel heresy

Don’t Say Amen to the Money Gospel This showed up on my Facebook feed today, along with the instruction to “type Amen and SHARE” and then the money would be all mine within 24 hours! Look at that fat roll of … Continue reading

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When Your Kids Make You Sweat

We spent the first part of this week helping our daughter get situated in her new apartment after spending the past year in South Asia. Unlike a couple years back, this time we did not have to move her furniture … Continue reading

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A quote on comparing ourselves to others

Originally posted on Laura Droege's blog:
My gym has a white board with inspirational quotes. Here’s one: This is a great thing to remember whenever we start to play the comparison game. At church this past week, the teacher…

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Kids Dancing At Funerals

When a beloved teacher passed away, his funeral procession took an interesting turn. His students danced, practically on his grave, and it was a powerful tribute to their love and respect for teacher Dawson Tamatea. New Zealand’s Manawatu Standard quoted Palmerston … Continue reading

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Getting Kicked Out Of The Wedding

As many times as I’ve read Jesus’ parable of the wedding banquet in Matthew 22, I’ve scratched my head at the concluding scene. The opening is encouraging: the king is throwing a banquet for his son’s wedding but the important people won’t … Continue reading

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