The Unending Bread

Eucharist_25Have you heard the story about when Jesus fed the 5,000? It is a truly amazing story. Jesus is being followed by the crowds. Some want to be healed, some want their family members and friends to be healed, and some simply want to see the amazing works Jesus is performing. Bottom-line is that they are all hungering after something. Continue reading

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Where Have Your Feet Taken You

Feet_of_Jesus_2 Feet are strange. You would think that they are all about the same but that is not true. Everyone has seen ugly feet and everyone has seen good-looking feet. There are flat feet and highly arched feet. There are feet covered in callouses and feet that are soft as can be. Feet are frequently in shoes but if you are blessed by warm weather, your feet may be in sandals or even plain bare feet. Continue reading

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Making God in Our Own Image

Mexican_Holy_FamilyIn the Bible it says that God made man in His own image.  What I have seen a lot of is the opposite – man making God in his own image.

I grew up in a neighborhood that was Continue reading

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How Important is Heritage?

The “it is heritage” trope is getting a bit old. I suppose it is to be expected from non-Christians but from all those who claim to be in Christ an allegiance so strong to anything/anyone other than the Kingdom of God and Christ is puzzling. Continue reading

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Don’t Be A (F)ACOG

OFACOGne might consider it strange that a blog dedicated to Christian Comment is featuring an ACOG – Advanced Combat Optical Gunsight but please read through and you will understand. Continue reading

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Your Wounds are Healed by the Wounds of Christ

The Bible says, Jesus “himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.” (1 Peter 2:24)
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You Are A Dog

Dog_and_ScrapsHow would you feel if the most important person you know called you a dog? Continue reading

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Why the Crucifix?

Trust In Me – I Know Your Pain

Trust In Me – I Know Your Pain

When I was growing up I heard a lot of comments from a variety of sources raising concern with the practice of some denominations to use the crucifix as an emblem of Christian faith. “The problem with _________ is that they keep Jesus on the cross.” I heard from Continue reading

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Words to a New Priest

Ordination Rob GoebelYou will preach the Word of Christ and people will hear His voice

You will celebrate the Sacrament of the Eucharist and Continue reading

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The Unknown Priest

The Unknown PriestThis photo hangs near my desk in my office at work. I have no idea who it is or when it was taken. The subject is a young priest and obviously Continue reading

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