Monthly Archives: December 2013

church, for better or for worse

The Word for today: Revelation 2: 18-29 I’m not as keen on all the “Left Behind” elements of Revelation as others seem to be. Because, you see, I will not be here past Revelation chapter three. Either I am going … Continue reading

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Balderdash!

The Word for today: Revelation 2:8-17 Typically, Stand in the Rain will plunge into the pool headfirst before looking back to measure how high the diving board. We knew that before long we’d have to regroup for a little bit … Continue reading

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love in improper perspective

The Word for today: Revelation 2:1-7 American poet John Greenleaf Whittier wrote, “For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: ‘It might have been!’” I can’t hear rhyme without rhyming back, so… Please pardon me, … Continue reading

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the un-familiar Jesus

The Word for today: Revelation 1:9-20 mark this: Revelation 1:17-18 When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. Then he placed his right hand on me and said: “Do not be afraid. I am the First … Continue reading

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The Revelation of Jesus Christ

The Word for today: Revelation 1:1-8 As a Bible teacher, slogging my way through blogs and promotions and class preparations while battling the forces of evil on one hand and the misplaced priorities of the Christian church on the other, … Continue reading

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