Loam, Compost, Life and Death – Thoughts from the Edge

Gardening, even urban gardening, is a big hit. Grow your own. Sometimes we use compost material, other  times we use loam. These elements pain the picture of life from death. Jesus notes in John 12 that unless a grain falls into the ground and dies it cannot give life. … Continue reading

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Friends and Jesus

I can resist no longer. My intent in posting here is not to pick a fight, or call anyone out. Instead, it is to request we think through our marquee theology. Now it would be good to know, we have a marquee sign. There are days I wished we … Continue reading

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Flipping the subject and the object â?¦

Growing up in the church I often heard the phrase, â??apply the bible to your life.â? We even could purchase the â??Life Application Bible.â? The operative move is to study the Scriptures and apply them to life. What if we had our subject and object in the wrong place?… Continue reading

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Finding Normal Against the Backdrop of Incidentalomas

Watchman Nee wrote only one person on earth lived the “normal Christian life.” Many would not quibble with Nee except to note Jesus’ divinity and unique relationship with God certainly “bound” him to the very life lived. Nee as much as affirms the same when he wrote,

What is

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You Want to Know What?

Natalie tagged me with one of those, “tell us some things about you” quizzes that make the rounds from time to time. Following the rules, here goes.

The rules are:
1. The rules of the game get posted at the beginning.
2. Each player answers the questions about himself … Continue reading

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