Daily Archives: 25 Dec 2017

When You Don’t Use it, You Lose It

This tale makes the timeless point that if you don’t use it, you lose it.  Literally. A Chinese murder suspect has been apprehended after evading police for 12 years partly by pretending to be mute – leading to the genuine … Continue reading

Posted in Theology

The Crises We Invent: An Observation

We invent more crises in our minds than we ever experience in our lives.

Posted in Modern Culture

Read Barth’s Church Dogmatics Through in 2018

I usually read Barth’s Dogmatics every few years and since it’s been since 2013 that I’ve done it I decided that 2018 is the ideal time.  I’ve generally just read a volume each month, and the shorter few (!) in … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

‘The Rest of the Story’…

Ἐν ἀρχῇ ἦν ὁ λόγος, καὶ ὁ λόγος ἦν πρὸς τὸν θεόν, καὶ θεὸς ἦν ὁ λόγος. οὗτος ἦν ἐν ἀρχῇ πρὸς τὸν θεόν. πάντα δι᾽ αὐτοῦ ἐγένετο, καὶ χωρὶς αὐτοῦ ἐγένετο οὐδὲ ἕν. ὃ γέγονεν ἐν αὐτῷ ζωὴ ἦν, … Continue reading

Posted in Bible

Only Those Fully Participating Have the Right to Complain

When you regularly skip church (as many do), you forfeit any right to complain about anything about church or about what the church does or about anyone in the church concerning what they do or do not do.   It’s the … Continue reading

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Luke’s Telling

Now it happened that at this time Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be made of the whole inhabited world. This census — the first — took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria, and everyone went … Continue reading

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What Did Joseph and Mary Talk About When Jesus Was Born?

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Merry Christmas…

Merry Christmas, and God bless us, every one.

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