Monthly Archives: June 2007

Going Back In Order To Go Forward

This afternoon I find myself face to face with an interesting dilemma—how to move forward in my journey and remain true to myself and at the same time true to finding an authentic expression of Christianity. At this point in … Continue reading

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A Sometimes Reluctant Servant

Several weeks ago I mentioned the bible story of the two sons who were both asked to go into the vineyards to work and their initial responses and subsequent actions. I identified with the son who said no at first … Continue reading

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What Recipe Are You Following?

I have lately become aware of the many metaphors that we use to describe our lives and also our interpretation of scripture. And I must admit with a certain amount of chagrin that I have been a person who has … Continue reading

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Another Poetic Voice Discovered

I will have to admit it: I am a big-time book junkie who has been on standby for far to long. I don’t know exactly what it is about books that I am most attracted to either—is it their potential … Continue reading

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What Tour Are You On

Having just finished Rob Bell’s Velvet Elvis I must say there are several observations he makes in his book that I have pondered over the past several days. One of them is a picture of a missionary “taking Jesus” to … Continue reading

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It’s Dangerous Out There

I have once again become aware of the fact that in our search for truth and meaning about our Christian faith or world view—we will indeed bump into some thoughts that are not popular and yes even some stuff that … Continue reading

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Lao Tzu’s Basket

Today is one of those creative thinking days following an afternoon off work in order to gather grapevines in the woods of Ashe County, North Carolina with my wife the basket maker. It is something we have done off and … Continue reading

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