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Deciding How to Decide

“The Bible said it. I believe it. That settles it.” The pin I wore on my high school letter jacket carried these lines in the weeks after my baptism. To me, the Christian life seemed pretty simple. Read what the Bible says about any issue. Believe it. And that’s that. These days, it’s not so […]

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7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence: #6 Indifference is Ideal

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence  During my sabbatical, I learned to care less.  And in caring less, I grew to care more. Let me explain. My Spiritual Director introduced me to the Ignatian discipline of indifference. Ignatius believed that this discipline […]

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7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence: #3 God Uses Imagination for Revelation

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence   It’s a fundamental tenet of Christian theology: in order for finite humans to grasp the infinite God, God must reveal himself to us. He does this in two ways. General Revelation is broad in content and universally […]

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God’s Letters from Philippi #25

This entry is part 23 of 26 in the series Gods Letters From Philippi

This entry is part 23 of 26 in the series Gods Letters From Philippi8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. 9 What you have learned […]

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