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It is on this site that I was first accused of being Passive Aggressive. I discounted the charge- partly out of defensiveness towards the one who made it, but mostly because I didn’t know what the…Continue
God’s intent was to perfectly rule heaven and earth through the men and women that he created in his image. This is the nature of his kingdom, and that is our vocational end as human beings; and…Continue
Scottl's reminded me that there's a lot of good TV, lately.PBS has been broadcasting a 25th Anniversary performance of The Phantom of the Opera. It’s worth watching. Ramin Karimloo plays the lead,…Continue
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Blessed Ascension Day!
It’s been 40 days since Christ overcame death on Easter morning. Scripture tells us that it was on this day that he ascended into the presence of his father and sat down at his right hand. There are all sorts of important things to say about that amazing event, but I hope you remember one in particular. Today is about who you truly are as a Son of Adam and Daughter of Eve.
God created men and women to rule over creation in his stead. That is what the…Continue
God our Father,
make us joyful
in the ascension of your Son Jesus Christ.
May we follow him into the new creation,
for his ascension is our glory and our hope.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
I have a confession. I’m not heterosexual, and I hope you’re not either.
One of my concerns with the debate about Same Sex Marriage- especially as argued on the basis of civil rights- is that the revision will legally redefine our most basic institution by affirming a really significant fiction. It’s not simply a fiction, but a newfangled fiction and a dehumanizing fiction. It identifies persons by something called sexuality (another newfangled creation). It says…Continue