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Only If You Tell Me

A critical element in pastoral counseling is helping people accept who they are and what they are made of, and to stop trying to change things that don’t need changing. It’s an art, a moral art form that yields precious … Continue reading

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Team, Family, Church

I was right, but for all the wrong reasons. My first job out of teachers’ college was at a private school as a long-term substitute. I finished out the year for a Social Studies teacher who had walked off the … Continue reading

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Our Message Will Prosper

Let’s review: Globalism is the prettier and younger sister of the old hag, communism. They are both gold-digging materialists who waste everything they get their hands on so that everyone is left poorer. And then they demand more. Here in … Continue reading

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Tribulation for Sure

This is a prophetic warning. It’s useful only for those who feel led by the Lord to pay attention. Just a quick review first of the wider context. We’ve explained often enough what Biblical Law demands of us in terms … Continue reading

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Dispensationalism: No Rest for the Weary

The wedge issue has always been Dispensational eschatology. I came to full religious awareness while living in Anchorage, Alaska. It was about the time I turned twelve years old. My family was attending a particular Baptist church where the pastor … Continue reading

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The Hedgerow of Lies 1

My soul is provoked about something. Teaching is a major element in my mission; it’s a major element in how I serve as elder. Were there no virtual parish at all here, I would still consider myself a teaching elder. … Continue reading

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Teaching Experiment: Earthquakes 4

In the early 1970s I attended East Anchorage High School. We had in most of our classrooms one or two old desks with a foot missing or a leg bent a little, pushed off in one corner. At least several … Continue reading

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