Category Archives: My Blog: Road To Emmaus

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Nothing Like a Good Plot

If you’re like me, there’s nothing better than a good novel to take you on a wild adventure or inflict the agony of unrequited love. If the writer is really good, I ignore my “to do” list for just one … Continue reading

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Hedged In

I could be dead right now. The whole thing seemed like a fluke. One day last week I heard a funny sound coming from my refrigerator. I opened the doors and peeked inside; everything looked OK, so I didn’t think … Continue reading

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Lion of Judah

The speaker at a seminar I attended welcomed everyone from all the “tribes” that made up the audience of pastors and church workers representing various Christian denominations. I had never heard the word “tribe” attributed to a church denomination, but … Continue reading

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Not So Hidden Agendas

I suspect using methods to sway public opinion isn’t new but I’ve noticed the media is slipping particular messages more often into everything from advertising to programming. It may have been subtle before but now it’s in my face. It’s … Continue reading

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I Hate Religion

That’s a strange title for someone who’s supposed to be a Christian writer, but it’s the truth. Wars are fought over theologies; people are burned and tortured all in the name of religion. In some countries, civil law is based … Continue reading

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Doing Church in America Part II

Thom S. Rainer’s book, I am a Church Member, is so small you can read it in a few hours. In my previous blog, I wrote about his comments relative to a spirit of serving rather than one of entitlement … Continue reading

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Doing Church in America – Part 1

According to a report by Michael Lipka in the PEW Research Center (9/2013) church attendance has dwindled in the past decade. The number of adults who never or seldom attend church has increased to 3 in 10, (33%) up from … Continue reading

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Falling in Love with the Bible

If you had told me twenty years ago that I would be writing a blog about falling in love with the Bible I would have laughed in your face (nicely, of course). I probably wouldn’t have known what a blog … Continue reading

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Evolution and Politics

In 1925 the Scopes trial divided America. Passions rose as some claimed only the Biblical view of creation should be taught in public schools while others decided evolution was the only scientific explanation for how we came to be. Now, … Continue reading

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Unity

They say 11 a.m. on Sunday is the most segregated hour in America because we gather in our holy huddles, separated by denomination and color. Yet when I leave the borders of my own church to write articles about what … Continue reading

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