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07 Apr An Easter “Primer” for Parents

For parents, the weeks preceding Christmas provide multiple opportunities to celebrate the birth of Christ in ways that appeal to children, and are easily understood. Children learn by “finding themselves in the story,” and who can’t identify with some part of the Gospel accounts depicting...

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30 Mar Engaging Hard Truth through Art

On Sunday I have the unenviable task of preaching about the torture and humiliation that Jesus endured as he neared his death on the cross. The purpose of crucifixion—Rome’s “go to” method of execution for would-be “messiahs”—wasn’t just to kill the victim. It was to...

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04 Mar Growing Faith at Home

The demands of parenting can be joyful at best – and also incredibly overwhelming. So often we just get by day to day, and we feel like we play a constant game of “catch up.” Often our frenetic lifestyles cause us to miss important opportunities...

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10 Feb Making Sense of Our Theology

Theology (thee-ol’-uh-jee): Greek, theologia, from theos, “God,” and logos, “speech”; thus, theology is “speech or language about God.” Did you know that there are just slightly less than a bazillion categories of theology? For example, cataphatic theology, liberation theology, pastoral theology, doctrinal theology, natural theology, feminist...

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