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Christmas Light(s)

I recently read that light is something, but darkness is nothing. It had never occurred to me. We can measure light (how fast it travels). We can refract and reflect light (using mirrors, glass, and lenses). We can bend it … Continue reading

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Expect the Unexpected

When I was a kid, my buddies and I would taunt each other with a twinkle in the eye and say, “When you least expect it, expect it!” We loved to say that. In many ways, that’s the message of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

It may seem like I’ve lost track of the calendar. January 1 is a month away. But today marks the start of the new year for churches all around the world. The liturgical calendar begins on December 1, with the start … Continue reading

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Comments from Colossians (2:13-15)

You were dead because of your sins and because your sinful nature was not yet cut away. Then God made you alive with Christ, for he forgave all our sins. He canceled the record of the charges against us and took … Continue reading

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Comments from Colossians (1:19-20)

For God in all his fullness was pleased to live in Christ, and through him God reconciled everything to himself. He made peace with everything in heaven and on earth by means of Christ’s blood on the cross. (Colossians 1:19-20; New Living Translation) Reconciliation. … Continue reading

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He is Risen

HAPPY EASTER! He is Risen! And the Questions are finished! The ultimate question has always related to eternity. What lies beyond death? For millennia, people have grappled with the fear of death, and the question of what lies beyond it. … Continue reading

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Lent – Day 39 – Jesus Questions

“Why ask me about what is good? Only God is good.” (Matthew 19:17) Today we commemorate Good Friday. Ultimately, of course, it’s a matter of perspective. What was “good” about the crucifixion? What was “good” about the hypocrisy of the … Continue reading

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