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Can I Interest You in a Metaphorical Shovel?

You can’t call it an ambition, but I strive to one end in this life: I want to be translated into Heaven like Enoch and Elijah. Getting there requires using everything God has granted us in this world to be … Continue reading

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The Clan of Radix Fidem

Bottom line: We are the Tribe of Christ. Within that great and massive tribe, we are the Clan of Radix Fidem. If you elect to be a part of this clan, there are loyalties and expectations. First and foremost, you … Continue reading

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What Will It Look Like Tomorrow?

Consider how this virtual parish began. One introverted outcast mumbles to himself online and attracts a few others like himself. I had no idea where I was going, but I knew it couldn’t be back into the mainstream. The longer … Continue reading

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Faking It

I’m not essential to Radix Fidem; I’m just the guy who kicked the door open so everyone else could find out what’s been hidden from them for ages. Over and over again, folks, you are the apostles and missionaries and … Continue reading

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Mystical Faith Calls Us

I wanted to revisit my discussion of The Bible Project to point out some weak spots. Their portrayal of the Wisdom Books — Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Job — is incomplete. What’s missing is in the authors’ worldview; they don’t get … Continue reading

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Carving the Carcass of the Fall

Over the years in my reading of scholarly literature about Church History, I’ve noticed a major problem with the literature. The whole sweep of Church History published in English, and even a great deal of translated works from other languages, … Continue reading

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Mysticism Needs No Defense

Mysticism is the only way you can hear God. Symbolism — also referred to as parable, or parabolic language — is the language of conviction, faith, and of the heart. That’s how God designed it. We refer to “the world” … Continue reading

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