Monthly Archives: April 2015

Balancing Conviction & Inclusivity

Today’s question was raised by Stevie. Stevie began by noting The United Church of Christ’s motto is: “No matter who you are, or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.” She added, “You do a wonderful job of … Continue reading

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Separation of Church and State

This morning, Stevie raised an important question when she asked what I thought of the separation of church and state. I suppose there are some out there who might assume a pastor would be opposed to the separation of church … Continue reading

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The 11th Commandment

Today Olivia raised a wonderfully provocative question.  Here it is: in her words. “If God, concerned about human progress, decided we needed an 11th Commandment, what would it be?” Here’s my take on the question for what it’s worth. My … Continue reading

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Questions or Issues for Consideration?

Hi there.  Since the change in my format occurred so recently, I wanted to clue you in as to why I haven’t written in a couple of days. When I changed the format of my blog, I made a rock-solid … Continue reading

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Calming the Storm(s)

One of my new readers – Olivia – sent in a wonderful question yesterday.  Let me share her question exactly as she submitted it:  “I have a Bible passage question I would love for you to help me with: During … Continue reading

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The Power of Prayer?

Thanks for sending the questions. As long as they keep coming, I’ll keep responding. (Hint, I’m down to my last one that was submitted this week.) Stevie wrote two days ago asking me to comment about the power of prayer. … Continue reading

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Denominations

Today I will take on the question Sharon raised: “How important are church denominations to God?” The roots of this question go all the way back to the First Century when Paul was engaged with a debate with the Pillars … Continue reading

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