Month: August 2017

What Jesus Might Say

Here is where I ended the post yesterday: My friends know Jesus would also speak powerfully, prophetically, and pastorally to the issues of our day. They know Jesus would speak theologically, spiritually, ethically, and morally to the issues of life. What kind of things might Jesus say? This post, like the two previous ones, is […]

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Political But Not Partisan

I could also say: Principles but not policies. And that is part of our problem! The Bible is loaded with beliefs, values, ethics, morality, and spirituality. The Bible is loaded with indicatives (statements) about who God is and what God wants. The Bible is loaded with imperatives (commands or instructions) from God that tell us […]

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Christians and Living in Our Messy World

So how should we think about Charlottesville … and Barcelona …. and North Korea … and Washington D.C … and … and … and … It’s messy! It’s confusing! It’s full of conflict, pain, division, and anger! And we live in that world. We are affected by what happens in the world. Sometimes we (Christians) […]

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Softball Shoutout

LIFE TOGETHER is core for us at Living Word. Whether it is reading the Bible or smashing a softball out of the park for a home run, we love being with our friends, enjoying life with one another. Many of you probably don’t know about our men’s softball team (check it out here, they are […]

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Make a Learning Plan (Grow: Part Three)

Even though there are different personality types … Even though different personality types have definite differences when it comes to planning … Even though there is not a one-size-fits-all right-way-for-everyone approach to take … STILL . . . a plan for learning almost always beats NO PLAN. You favorite football team on game day  has […]

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