Monthly Archives: August 2011

Adversity

Okay, I’m going to take a stab at this one, although our class was rowdy and got started late, so they were still going when I left.  Also, the leader of the day had a long list of scriptures on … Continue reading

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Testimony or testify

Okay, on I-monk they are having a gospel focus, so one writer offered his personal testimony in two formats.  Most commenters liked the second one, which was more detailed and personal.  One or two noted that perhaps at times in … Continue reading

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Family

One of the blogs I read asked for submissions about family last week.  That was okay, though at first I was worried that we’d get perfect family stories.  Didn’t turn out that way.  There was more about black sheep and … Continue reading

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Blessed to be a blessing

Our theme this Sunday was “God blesses us so that we might bless others.”  However, before we got started, several people were talking about the new movie “The Help.”  It’s sad to think about the racism that existed in our … Continue reading

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Wisdom

I recently read a blog that referred to wisdom as something the older generations can offer to the younger ones.  There was a comment attached from a 20 something, who said that they didn’t find wisdom coming from the older … Continue reading

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Being Jesus

This week’s Sunday school lesson is about Galatians 2:20.  The principle is, “To live the Christian life is to allow Jesus to live His life in and through us.”  The first focus was on the opposite though, anxiety.  Many of … Continue reading

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Introverts in the church

I recently finished reading the book, Introverts in the church, by Adam McHugh.  I don’t want to do an exhaustive review, just put down some reflections.  Coming from a mainline perspective, I could not always relate to some of his … Continue reading

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