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Odds in Our Favor

Consider this article from Slashdot. It refers in turn to this NYTimes editorial. All of this links back to this blueprint from Google on how to use advertising to manipulate people. If you read the Slashdot posting, you’ll get the … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — John 12:44-50

This is where we ditch the myth of propositional truth once and for all. Despite John using his simple Greek grammar to express it, what Jesus offers here is a quintessential Hebrew mystical statement. It is a paradox, for God … Continue reading

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They Can’t Take It from Us

Let me recommend something for those of you who might be interested: The Secrets of Silicon Valley: What Big Tech Doesn’t Want You to Know. If you prefer to read the transcript, you’ll find it here. It’s a fairly long … Continue reading

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Pursue Obedience and Glory

First, two passages from Deuteronomy. “Remember what Amalek did to you on the way as you were coming out of Egypt, how he met you on the way and attacked your rear ranks, all the stragglers at your rear, when … Continue reading

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Real Independence

During my years of traditional divinity studies and work, I often read firm statements that following Christ must rise above culture. The idea was that it is somehow pan-cultural, something that should fit into any cultural context. It’s above culture. … Continue reading

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Moral Battlefield

The last thing I want to do is convince you of the things we teach here at Kiln of the Soul. Every time I sit down at a computer to write, there is a constant refrain of warning to keep … Continue reading

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Mercy in Vast Supply

Civility is the art of living with others while causing the least friction possible. It means not taking offense at every little thing, but employing patience and allowing people to be themselves as much as possible. By extension, we know … Continue reading

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