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Continuing Reform in the Church

            Changing one word in the New Testament could help the church reform itself and redefine its mission. But will anyone listen? Late in the twentieth century, popular study Bibles began suggesting the beloved concept … Continue reading

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Book on Divorce & Remarriage Released Today

       I was so busy putting weed barrier down for my landscaping this morning that I forgot to post about my book being released today. I’m pretty sure I’m the only one who’s excited about this, but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Divorce and Remarriage

       I think it’s important that when anyone reads the Bible that it should make sense. The Bible wasn’t written so that only biblical scholars or theologically trained ministers could understand it and then dumb it down for the … Continue reading

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Divorce & Remarriage – A New Translation

       Why do I do this to myself? I don’t want to step in hot water or walk across hot coals or end up in an eternally hot place because I disagree with the Bible. But this is the … Continue reading

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Personal Studies during Lent

       Many people like to use the time during Lent to make a personal attempt to grow in their spirit of love for God. I have developed two options using two books I’ve written that lend themselves to this … Continue reading

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Greatest and Least in the Kingdom of Heaven

Matt. 5:13-20      Are there going to be levels of greatness in Paradise? If there are, it wouldn’t be much different than what we have on earth. It would be a glorified caste system, some people imagining they are better … Continue reading

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New Book Cover for Praying the Gospels with Martin Luther

       In celebration of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting his 95 Theses on the church doors, I decided it is time to change the cover of my book. I liked the old cover but it really didn’t give … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer ebook – FREE Dec.26-28

    This is just a quick notice that my ebook version of The Lord’s Prayer: Finding New Meanings Within the Language Jesus Spoke can be downloaded FREE from Amazon from Monday through Wednesday, Dec. 26-28. Questions for Bible study are included at … Continue reading

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How to Contemplate Christ’s Sufferings

       It seems appropriate for me to post a prayer for Good Friday that arose from a sermon of Martin Luther’s in the Church Postils as we come to the end of Holy Week.      I developed the prayers … Continue reading

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Treasures in Heaven – New Ebook

       For the next ten days (until March 14) I’ll be pricing my new ebook, How To Store Up Treasures in Heaven and Enjoy Them in Your Life Today, on Amazon for 99ȼ. After that, I’ll be raising the … Continue reading

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