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A Divine Mandate

I have a divine mandate, a calling from God. We all have one, so I’m not that special. However, my calling is pastoral in the sense of shepherding the people of God. Unlike most pastoral people, I don’t decide who … Continue reading

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Shalom Shares

I can’t say “no;” Creation itself demands I do this. Let’s not even pretend it’s some kind of altruism. I’m doing this for my own sanity and peace. I’m embracing a mission with two prongs. First is bringing the joy … Continue reading

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Just So You’ll Know When It Happens

Another change is coming. As I glance back over the past year, I realize just how significant a change it was when reality shifted. That is, when God changed how He was going to execute His wrath on the US. … Continue reading

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Can You See the Vision?

It’s a parallel society. Keep in mind that in most biblical usage, “the world” is the fallen human society without redemption. It’s the same Creation, but with a blinding veil of concrete reality, eating from the Forbidden Fruit of Knowledge … Continue reading

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A Shift in Emphasis

This is a “get to know me” post. I really thought I was coming home from Europe to become a church pastor. I had been ordained for a decade and had been quite well received by the chapel folks in … Continue reading

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No Marketing

The proper religious term for what we do here is “Christian Mysticism.” In terms of philosophy, it’s “Ancient Near Eastern epistemology” (that should choke up a few folks). Within a rather small circle of people, like those who’ve read this … Continue reading

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The Field of Harvest

One of the pillars of Christian Mysticism is a commitment to truth. All truth is God’s truth; everything worth hearing is going to reflect in some way the divine moral character of our Creator. He is Truth personified; truth always … Continue reading

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