The Anti-Prosperity Gospel

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Some years ago, as Treasurer of the congregation I was a member of, I told people that it was okay if there were times when they put an empty envelope on the offering plate. Afterward, a woman came up to me and quietly whispered “Thank you. I needed to hear that more than anything this week.” As I’m sure some of you can imagine, not everyone felt the same way.

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The Face of Jesus Christ

DaVinci-Face of Jesus

We may no longer believe in a personal Satan, but as a wise professor of mine who had been a stretcher bearer in the brutal trench warfare in World War I once said, “It looks mighty like it.”

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Immersed in God

Seems Like God

All know that the drop merges into the ocean, but few know that the ocean merges into the drop – Kabir, fifteenth century Hindu mystic. All metaphors are imperfect. Our culture, our experience and our scientific knowledge all change, which … Continue reading