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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Apr 16 2014

John Meunier: Jesus in the Old Testament

They did not destroy the peoples    as the Lord had commanded them,but they mingled with the nations    and adopted their customs. (Psalm 106: 34-35, NIV) I remember the day I was sitting in a Bible study and someone said God would never command the destruction of entire towns. The person was objecting to the Jericho story in Joshua. The argument boiled down […]

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Apr 16 2014

ponderings: Pray

Original post at http://jasoncstanley.com/2014/04/16/pray/

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