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Get Out!!!

December 31, 2012 – 5:57 am

“Get Out!!!”

Churches are peculiar places. I’ve had the opportunity to serve a few of them. Some of my pastoral experiences have been overwhelmingly rewarding: Baptisms, weddings, the transformation of individuals and families. Some other experiences …

Oh, The Tangled Webs We Must Unweave

December 25, 2012 – 7:59 am

Here I am, twisted up in the same desperate situation again this year. It’s not my fault – I swear it’s not. Anticipating this jumbled mess, and having been stuck in it many times before, …

In The Arms of Love

December 16, 2012 – 2:25 pm

While in Central America earlier this year, I visited the Mayan ruins at Tazumal, El Salvador. Tazumal is one of the best preserved ruins in that country, and I learned from my guide, that it …

Where Love Begins

December 10, 2012 – 6:50 am

According to the Pew Research Center’s recently released report, a full one-fifth of Americans are now unattached to religion, and the Protestant majority is no longer that; Protestant Christians now make up less than 50% …

For 10,000 Hours…or More

December 3, 2012 – 6:01 am

For 10,000 Hours…Or More
posted by ronniemcbrayer

When I watch my children skim-boarding in the surf, I remember what it is like to be blissfully young, oblivious to danger, and as flexible as a rubber band. I …