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The Gospel Shell Game

Photo: FlickR/Still Burning Have you ever known anyone imprisoned by a cell of their own making? Perhaps we all do it to some degree, but some do it to the extent that their lives are an ever-shrinking, impl...
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Offensive Jesus?

Nobody's perfect.  We all make mistakes.  I've made plenty.  I'll make plenty more. And in the future, when i err, I'd like to err on the side of grace. We've heard it said many times before by trendy autho...
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The Healing Scent of Holiness

In my city, any many others, there are occasional small clusters of earnest people outside Planned Parenthood offices. They hold garish signs of bloody fetuses and they sometimes chant or sing. Sometimes th...
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Simplicity: Relationships Work

Simplicity means the achievement of maximum effect with minimal means. In the digital and information age we live, things are to be more simple. And, practically speaking perhaps they are. But, in the big...