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Things I Think

1. For those unaware, I’m a life long hockey fan. When I was a kid the team I loved to hate was the Philadelphia Flyers…”The Broad Street Bullies”. They were a mean, rough and...

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Context, Content and Identity: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD

Context, Content and Identity I recently wrote a piece on “Contextual Missiology”.  The article ended with this statement – “Let’s be ‘missional’.  Let’s be ‘contextual’.  First, however, let’s know who we are.”  “Let’s know...

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Prayer & Praise

O God, who for our redemption gave your only-begotten Son to the death of the cross, and by his glorious resurrection delivered us from the power of our enemy: Grant us so to die...

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TGIF

Every night the ancient cat pulls herself up on to my bed with great difficulty. It takes some time for her and the effort is painful.     She comes straight up the comforter...

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Reckoning With Rumination: Cash

Anxiety and depression often share a particular habit known as rumination. To ruminate means to go over in the mind repeatedly and often casually or slowly certain thoughts in which you compulsively remind yourself...

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Today’s Temple Cleansers

On Monday, the church remembered the time Jesus cleansed the temple of those who were using their position and power to fleece and oppress the people of God. These people defiled the temple by...

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Linkathon!

The harrowing of hell… Responding to the Christian despisers of all that was good about Notre Dame… The loss of a lady…Notre Dame and sacred space… Roger Olson thanks God for Mormons… The revolutionary...

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Notre Dame de Paris: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD

Even as the flames raced up the spire, conclusions poured forth from social media.  “It’s part of a left wing conspiracy linked to the vandalism of French churches.”  “It’s God’s judgement on the French...

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Things I Think..

1. Tiger Woods is the latest chapter in America’s love of redemption stories…it is one of our last noble characteristics as a nation… 2. Between Tiger and “Game of Thrones” we almost looked like...