Bible

Brian McLaren, James MacDonald, and The Elephant, Part 1

Few things bewilder more than the apparent contradiction in responses toward high profile Christian leaders. It seems the trigger for public outcry turns on what is said, not what is done. I am reminded of the parable of the two sons. One told his father he would go work … Continue reading

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Signs, Small Houses, Church, and Gospel Math

A new business is going in near where we live. The east facing sign stood alone for some time. It told passersby a new storage facility would soon be built. After months of no visible activity I wondered when would the construction begin.

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Letting Go of Heroes or, Why Is That Note In My Study Bible?

What do you do with stories that call your hero into question? I have not seen The Dark Night Rises, but when last we left Batman in The Dark Night, his light had been broken and his image tarnished. Dejected he rode off into the darkness pursued … Continue reading

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San Cristobal Verapaz

My Spanish fails me. Thankfully Delores will help with my limitations. This afternoon I will lead conversations on the Gospels and Interpretation with 25 or more Pokomchi pastors. John is working the white board this morning.

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Which King James Bible?, asks Michael Bird

Which Bible translation do you use? One of our men was told the only Bible is the KJV because it was not copyrighted. Can’t make that one up. Here is a piece that puts the “KJV Only” folks in the same dilemma. Which translation?… Continue reading

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