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50 Shades of Hunger

  The big news is that 50 Shades of Grey is packing the movie theaters of America today. Maybe that’s okay. I don’t know. It certainly titillates the sexual impulses of American culture. Our local theaters are charging $9.15 a … Continue reading

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Wilderness Fasting and Temptations

Matthew 4:1-11 There are many desolate places in the world. Three years ago today, I got a taste of what a true wilderness looks like. I went to Haiti to visit some of the schools we are feeding through Trinity/HOPE. … Continue reading

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Born Again, and Again, and Again

John 3:1-17 Unless a person is born again, he cannot experience the kingdom of God. When I think of the kingdom of God, I think of a place where there is great love, and joy, and peace. It’s a good … Continue reading

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Retiring the Smiling Jesus (for Lent)

Growing up in a preacher’s home, a picture of Jesus graced our family room. Hanging high on the wall above my head (when I stood no taller than a yardstick), I got the feeling that Jesus was always watching over me. … Continue reading

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You Can Make Me Well

Mark 1:40-45 “You can make me well.” A lot of people have Jesus on speed dial. Heal me, Jesus. In the first chapter of Mark, there are two times the gospel writer tells us that Jesus is not so excited … Continue reading

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