Think About It

What does the fact that Jesus was attracted to sinners say about him?

What does the fact that Jesus was attracted to sinners say about him?That wasn’t meant as a rhetorical question. Actually think about how Jesus conducted himself in interactions with regular folks . . .  the ones who were“good,” the ones who thought they were “good,” and the ones…

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Hello, God. Are you out there?

Hello, God. Are you out there? One of the more frustrating aspects of living life as a follower of God is that he is totally “other,”  unlike anything or anyone we know, and we cannot adequately compare Him to any earthly standard.…

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Better “NOT” call Saul

Better “NOT” call Saul. When I think of King Saul and the record of his “accomplishments” in 1 Samuel, I can’t help be reminded of the TV comedy series “Coach” which aired from 1989-1997 and the brawny, inept, clueless Assistant Coach called Dauber. You might…

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I like your Christ; I do not like your Christians…

“I like your Christ; I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.” This is a quote from philosopher/civil rights leader Mahatma Gandhi. These words sting a little, don’t they? I can’t conclude whether a statement like…

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Go for the gusto or don’t go at all!

“Go for the gusto or don’t go at all!” That’s how Schlitz beer advertised in the 1970’s. You may be thinking“ there are better beers” and you’re probably right, but their slogan isn’t half bad. Today we are heard saying“go…

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Welcome to Moes!

Welcome to Moes! If you’ve been there you’ve heard it. It’s sort of a greeting. It’s also sort of a policy. That can shave a little of the “dear” off endearing, but heck, it’s a stab at hospitality. At the…

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People today don’t need Jesus

People today don’t need Jesus. Or at least they think they don’t. We ponder how we can possibly reach “good” people with the gospel which illuminates their “not so goodness” and need for assistance. For the ones who are content…

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