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Lent 2010: Day 5S – A Lenten Epiphany

 William  February 21, 2010  0 Comments on Lent 2010: Day 5S – A Lenten Epiphany

Sundays are not counted in the forty days of Lent, so the count marks time, hence today is Day 5S (S for Sunday). Now that we got that out of the way, today we began our Sunday morning Adult Lenten…

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Lent 2010: Day 4 – Dealing With the Unexpected

 William  February 20, 2010  0 Comments on Lent 2010: Day 4 – Dealing With the Unexpected

This morning our Knowing God study was supposed to tackle Chapter 14: God the Judge. It begins a difficult 3 chapter section that deals with the not fun stuff: judgment, wrath, and goodness and severity. Not light material (not that…

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Lent 2010: Day 3 – Changing Course

 William  February 19, 2010  2 Comments on Lent 2010: Day 3 – Changing Course

I have always believed that Lent was about changing course in some aspect of your life. That is why I posted about path dependency yesterday, since it affects your course change efforts, or as we Christians like to say, your…

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Lent 2010: Day 2 – Path Dependency

 William  February 18, 2010  0 Comments on Lent 2010: Day 2 – Path Dependency

Path Dependency (PD) is where the decision you are facing at any given moment is limited or influenced by your decisions in the past, even though the past circumstances that led to that decision may no longer be relevant. In…

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Ash Wednesday 2010

 William  February 17, 2010  0 Comments on Ash Wednesday 2010

Today is Ash Wednesday, and while a large number of Christians do not participate in Ash Wednesday (most Anabaptist and Pentecostal churches), some of you might have noticed today that there are people walking amongst us who have a black…

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Revival

 William  February 15, 2010  0 Comments on Revival

If your faith needs a lift today, watch this video…better yet, watch it on your knees and like the young man in the barn talked about in the presentation, pray with him asking, “God are my hands clean?” I know…

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Knowing God Outside of Jesus

 William  November 30, 2009  2 Comments on Knowing God Outside of Jesus

What are the limits for knowing God outside of Jesus Christ?

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The Road Less Traveled: Knowing God – The Beginning

 William  September 16, 2009  2 Comments on The Road Less Traveled: Knowing God – The Beginning

As we embark with J. I. Packer on our journey through Knowing God, we are taking the ‘road less traveled.” Ths phrase comes from a poem by Robert Frost (Mountain Interval. 1920. The Road Not Taken). Two roads diverged in…

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Worship is a Verb

 William  August 23, 2009  0 Comments on Worship is a Verb

One of the differences between biblical worship and what passes for the same thing in the Christian Church today can be seen in the difference between the verb (biblical) and the noun (much of today's Christianity). Biblically worship is what…

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Starting Over: Knowledge and Knowing

 William  January 7, 2009  3 Comments on Starting Over: Knowledge and Knowing

It has been so long since I posted anything on this blog that is feels like I am starting over. That said, I was thinking today about knowledge, or in the field in which I work the common term is…

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