Monthly Archives: June 2021

Rhetoric for Impact or Commands?

Does faith in Jesus call women to stay with an abusive husband, men to mutilate themselves, and all of us to take a vow of poverty? The teachings of Jesus in passages like those below have been interpreted in this … Continue reading

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There are not Enough Rules

At our church we have been studying the Sermon on the Mount found in Matthew chapters 5, 6, and 7. The focus is on the broad overview of the sermon as a carefully assembled whole and also a detailed look … Continue reading

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Lord, Grant us Wisdom

This has been a hard year. No one likes uncertainty, but this has been a year where uncertainty rules. We are not in control and we cannot force reality to follow our rules, or declare the virus out of existence. … Continue reading

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