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Splitting God

After the first atomic bomb was successfully detonated by the United States Army at 5:29 am on July 16, 1945 in the New Mexico desert, director of the Los Alamos Laboratory, J. Robert Oppenheimer responded to what he witnessed by quoting from the Hindu scripture, … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ: Savior of the world – Part Five

When a child is afraid of his or her own father it’s an indication of serious abuse. Sadly, the “fear of the Lord” looks more like “afraid of God” for many Jesus-loving Christians. This is part five of my Easter series, “Jesus Christ: Savior of the World.” We’ve … Continue reading

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The dynamic flow of the Trinitarian life

All of creation spins and flows to the dynamic rhythm of the Divine Dance of God, echoing the very nature of the Trinitarian life. When you start to see yourself in this divine flow between the Father, Son, and Spirit, everything changes in … Continue reading

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Can you see yourself in Christ?

In my last series (“God so loved“) I mentioned that one of the reasons Jesus was born on Christmas day was so God could bring us to Himself, into the “Divine Dance” that the Father and Son have enjoyed since before the foundation of … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm: the mystery of God in us!

Enthusiasm is a heart word. When you’re enthusiastic, you’re living from the heart…you’re touching God! It’s becoming like a little child, which is the way of heaven. It’s when you’re most fully alive. If you understand Greek you probably vaguely … Continue reading

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Becoming human – part one

The goal of discipleship is to become like Christ, which means becoming authentically human. Many Christians seem to think that being spiritually mature means God wants to dissolve us into nothingness. This idea finds its origin in pagan religion, not Christianity. 

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Are sinners separated from God? Part one

Does sin separate us from God? Is there a big chasm between a holy God and sinners? You will most likely say, yes. I’ve said yes for about 30 years of my Christian life. But I would like to faithfully question that assumption today.

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