Tag Archives: Discipleship

Fight the Good Fight

What is it that makes boxing films so appealing?  Sports films, in general, tend to do well at the box office, but boxing films tend to be real blockbusters.  The answer is rather simple.  We like boxing films because we … Continue reading

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Agua Potable – Agua Viva

People typically do not think much of water.  One of the great benefits of living in a western country is a seemingly endless supply of clean water to drink, bath in,

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Coffee is the Best Reward?

I was recently travelling and stayed in a hotel.  My typical routine in a hotel is to get up early, get a cup of coffee, and have my time of morning prayer.  On this, my most recent hotel stay, the … Continue reading

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I Want a Better Prayer Life

I want a better prayer life.  The first response to such a statement (at least among people of faith) is frequently, “Don’t we all.”  This desire for better prayer lives is

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Christ the King

The last Sunday prior to the beginning of Advent is Christ the King Sunday.  This year that Sunday is the 24th of November. I am fond of the title “Christ the King.”  I think it is a wonderful name for … Continue reading

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For Adults But Not Adult Only

 I recently read “Anglicanism is Christianity for Adults.” (citation below)  I found that comment to be a touch snarky at first (even though I appreciated it). Then I found it off-putting – what about kids? Is this why the Church … Continue reading

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The Holy Cross

 There is a Christian praise song with the lyric: We bring the sacrifice of praise into the house of the Lord.  A very different sacrifice than that of the Cross. It is September 14th and for those who are not … Continue reading

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Hate Parents, Brothers and Sisters, Sons and Daughters, Myself – Was Jesus Serious?

Jesus said to hate your mom, dad, bother, sister, son, and daughter!  Then He said to hate yourself.  Just what did that mean then and what does that mean for the Christian today? Listen to the Message Here

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A Cowboy’s Religion

  Most important to a cowboy’s religion was that he “got” it, and “had” it. Probably few, if any, versions of a cowpoke’s religion ever got into any books of theology. But one old Plains cowboy’s description of what religion … Continue reading

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