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January 27, 2015

I had the opportunity last fall to meet Amy Julia Becker at a BioLogos gathering. Amy Julia isauthor of a number of books, most recently Small Talk: Learning From My Children About What Matters Most. She has a blog Thin Places that touches on a number of different issues. She commented on her experience at [Read More...]

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Published on January 27, 2015 04:32 • 9 views

January 26, 2015

At its simplest, Protestants believe in Scripture alone and Roman Catholics believe in Scripture and Tradition. Postmodernity raised its hand in this discussion to remind Protestants that there is no pure “alone” and that all interpretations are mediated by both the individual interpreter and the context of that interpreter. That is, Protestants too have a [Read More...]

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Published on January 26, 2015 22:02 • 12 views
By Jason Micheli To My Preacher’s Kid (about) Becoming a Man Dear Son, It occurred to me recently that, as a preacher’s kid (PK), you hear me give guidance to others more often than I do for you. As a result, I thought I’d write you this ‘FYI’ even though it may be a bit [Read More...]

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Published on January 26, 2015 03:11 • 21 views
What ideas were presented to you about heaven when you grew up?[Please drop a comment because I'd like to know how many of us grew up with the notions of a new heaven and new earth -- let's call it a renewed earth heaven -- or a heaven up there and out there -- let's [Read More...]

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Published on January 26, 2015 02:48 • 20 views

January 25, 2015

How does science really work? Is it a game played behind closed doors by a special clan of credentialed folks who have created a society in which no one can criticize their central ideas? Or is it a game played on the open market for all to see? That is the question Denis Alexander is [Read More...]

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Published on January 25, 2015 22:10 • 20 views
Give us grace, O Lord, To answer readily the call of our Savior Jesus Christ and proclaim to all people the Good News of his salvation, That we and the whole world may perceive the glory of his marvelous works; Who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and [Read More...]

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Published on January 25, 2015 04:13 • 16 views

January 24, 2015

From CNN: (CNN)It’s starting to feel a little bit like Groundhog Day when it comes to parents under attack for letting their children do things on their own. The latest case? A Silver Spring, Maryland, couple is facing a neglect investigation for letting their 10-year-old son and 6-1/2-year-old daughter walk home from a playground, about [Read More...]

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Published on January 24, 2015 08:33 • 16 views

January 23, 2015

Fun news story by Rachel Feltman: When temperatures drop and frost hits, only the heartiest of veggies are equipped to survive. And for many of them, the adaptation that keeps them from dying in the cold also makes them sweet and delicious. In the above video, UCLAbiochemist Liz Roth-Johnson explains how this works for the [Read More...]

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Published on January 23, 2015 22:09 • 18 views
Ruth Gledhill: As the consecration of the first female bishop approaches, Christian Today has learned that at the consecration a few days later of traditionalist priest Father Philip North as Bishop of Burnley no bishop will lay hands on him who has previously laid hands on a woman bishop or priest. Normally at a consecration, [Read More...]

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Published on January 23, 2015 08:13 • 12 views
Calico Joe: A Story of Reconciliation, by John Frye My wife, Julie, and I are John Grisham fans. We’ve read and are collectors of all his novels (except for the youth-oriented ones). Known mostly for his legal thrillers, Grisham does a change up once in a while and writes about sports. Playing for Pizza: A [Read More...]

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Published on January 23, 2015 02:39 • 9 views

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