Apr 17 2014

Begin Again: Kentucky Fried Chicken Little

Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer: there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it can be safely exchanged for fidelity and happiness. — George Santayana…

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Apr 17 2014

The Heart Of The Matter: A Perfect Thought For Resurrection Week

Pastor John Ortberg puts it this way:Wise people build their lives around what is eternal and squeeze in what is temporary. Not the other way around.Can’t add to or improve upon that.

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Apr 16 2014

Holli Long: My Summer Reading List and “Carry On, Warrior” Giveaway

{See bottom of post for easy giveaway instructions.} Ahhh…summer.  Even though it there is still a bit of snow here in Chicagoland and the air is still wicked cold and my legs are still pastey white, a girl can dream, right?  And oh, sister, I am.  After getting though the next month which entails the […]

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Apr 16 2014

Holy Conversations: The Line is Drawn

How many times have you been in a conversation about possible sinful behavior and somewhere, someone comes up with a yeah, but I think God knows, insert excuse here. There are multiple versions of the excuse or the but being used, but it comes down to…

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Apr 16 2014

Rev. Brent L. White: The cross is not incidental to Christ’s mission

Last December, in these two blog posts, here and here, I wrote a response to Jason Micheli, a popular fellow United Methodist pastor and blogger, who argued in a series of posts that Christmas doesn’t need the cross: the purpose of the Incarnation was not in order to save us, and even if humanity had never fallen into sin, God […]

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Apr 16 2014

Rev. Brent L. White: Lewis: “The diagram of Love Himself”

C.S. Lewis on the love revealed in Christ’s death on the cross: God, who needs nothing, loves into existence wholly superfluous creatures in order that He may love and perfect them. He creates the universe, already foreseeing… the buzzing cloud of flies about the cross, the flayed back pressed against the uneven stake, the nails driven […]

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