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Born to Hunt

       I had a bird dog in the 1970’s – a Llewellin Setter. She was a pretty little thing and a good hunter. In Ohio, there were wide open fields with short grass and fencerows, so it was a … Continue reading

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Where’s the Salt?

  Luke 14:25-33 Have you ever been telling a joke, and then as you get closer to the last line, you start to doubt whether or not you’ve got the punch line perfect? If you don’t get it right, the … Continue reading

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Miley Cyrus Shows More… Than We Care To See

  Luke 14:1, 7-14 This post is experimental. How many hits will it get on the internet if I mention Miley Cyrus and suggesting something sexual? I didn’t watch the MTV Video Music Awards, but it’s received a lot of … Continue reading

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Sample Chapter of ILC: The Lord’s Prayer

      I’ve been wanting to put a sample of my first book of the In Living Color series online The Lord’s Prayer  (look here for the UK) so you can see how it’s different than most explanations of this beautiful … Continue reading

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ELCA – LCMS – NALC – WELC – and the Holy Spirit

  Luke 12: 49-56 The ELCA has a new presiding bishop. May the Holy Spirit work through her to bring in the kingdom of God during her term in office. Yes, I believe the Holy Spirit can work through a … Continue reading

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Parables – Be Like the Ant or the Grasshopper

  Parables are awesome teaching tools. Hopefully, the lesson they try to teach is truth. (Today’s blog is my contribution to the “August Synchroblog – Parables: Small Stories, Big Ideas.” After Aug. 15, there will be a list at the … Continue reading

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Truth – Not Set in Stone

  Luke 12:32-40      I’ve constructed some raised garden beds so I can grow vegetables. The side boards are 10-12 inches tall and have to be supported with 4 by 4 posts anchored in the ground with concrete. They hold … Continue reading

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The Price of Eternal Life

  Luke 10:38-42       I tend to feel guilty when I’m not being productive. What’s that all about? I think this is the “way of the world” — the gotta-be-busy mindset. Unfortunately, busyness is a high price to pay when … Continue reading

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