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Water, Places, Hospitality – Thoughts from the Edge

Recently Chris Seay described the completion of a water well in Haiti. He just as well heralded a vein of gold had been hit. In a country ravaged by hurricanes and earthquakes in the past couple of years, water is a precious commodity.

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No Sibling Rivalry Here – Thoughts from the Edge

What if we understood the story of Mary and Martha as “not a sibling rivalry?” It really does seem to be a bit disingenuous to the flow of Luke’s telling of the story of Jesus. Unless of course you see Luke as doing nothing more than cobbling some pericopes … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice – Thoughts from the Edge

Politics and religion don’t mix – unless you live in the United States on the 4th of July. And really, we may ought to view religion as a form of politic. After all people who claim to follow Jesus, the Christ make collective decisions. The question under consideration is … Continue reading

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Vision, Freedom, Character – Thoughts from the Edge

Patty and I happened into an antique shop while on vacation. There is a stretch of Hollister, MO that offers a quaint “old town” feel. I snapped this picture at Patty’s recognition that it would be a good one. She knows I really enjoy “reflections” in photos, mostly … Continue reading

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Sheer Silence – Thoughts from the Edge

Paul Littleton joins this week’s episode of Thoughts from the Edge.

The Church in America has lost its voice. No, not every church. But, many churches and collectively we seem to like hearing ourselves rail against others or bemoan that no one listens any more. In those instances where … Continue reading

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