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Women & Christ

Women & Christ

If I had read this just a couple of years ago I would have laughed (and possibly peed myself a little) if I heard myself say what I am about to say. And it is this: Christ is the only way to better the situation…

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Maturing Your Faith

Maturing Your Faith

I am sure that any former skeptic has seen what a lukewarm, halfhearted Christian looks like and agrees that it is not the type of faith any of us want. Seldom does it lead to living like Christ full of love and generosity; more often seems…

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Reflecting on Psalm 139- A Poem

Reflecting on Psalm 139- A Poem

Sometimes a poem can say it better than a post.  This is a spoken word poem that I recently shared at my local church in an effort to convey to others, particularly those who have never struggled with their faith, some of the hopelessness, fear,…

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I’m Not Religious…

I’m Not Religious…

Speaking with a new friend the other evening I heard the same phrase I once uttered a few years ago, “I’m not religious, but I am spiritual.” Perhaps you would say this same thing- a general belief in God or something greater. Perhaps even a…

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Unifying God & Science

Unifying God & Science

Science vs. God- It’s a huge topic. From youth, school teaches us, at least us public school folk, that science is the ruler of our universe; from Darwinism to the Big Bang Theory we are nursed on the importance of science from a very early…

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When Terror Strikes

When Terror Strikes

In the last few weeks our central MN community has been rocked by a number of tragedies. Our world shattered when we found out the horrible truth about what happened to Jacob Wetterling. It took 23 years, but finally he came home to us. Just…

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The Question of Suffering

The Question of Suffering

  This has been a particularly hard piece to write. Were it directed at firm believers in Christ it might look much different and be perhaps a simpler write. Trying to understand suffering is like herding cats- it just isn’t going to happen, however, having a basic…

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Being A Christian Misfit

Being A Christian Misfit

Today is more of a personal post. I’m not sure if it will be “helpful” in the traditional sense. There is no 10 steps or bullet points. It’s simply my heart and how it feels today, though I like to think there is a place…

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Choosing a Church

Choosing a Church

  There are many good, important reasons for attending church; the foremost is that it is biblically commanded. Beyond that, it is a place to meet other like-minded people, people who will encourage and strengthen you in your faith and in your life outside of…

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