Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

Numbers Are Out to Get You

A few years ago, a U2 song suddenly appeared in everyone’s iTunes collection. Some thought of it as a clever marketing ploy, others treated it like it was an invasion into their music collection sovereign territory. Whatever your thoughts on that media incident, if I could similarly place one song in every pastor’s play list…

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Opening Minds #Supernatural

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Sherlock Holmes and the Currency of Life

Sherlock[1], 2017, is a well-crafted take on a contemporary version of the Sherlock Holmes myth. The writing is superb, as we will see from the examples below, and the Sherlock Holmes that is depicted in this series is the epitome of self-absorption who is genuinely unaware of the emotional needs of anyone around him. His…

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It is 3:15 am PDT/6:15 am EDT, I am up before the sun finding the video feed from the Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) in Southern California, that is, the NASA feed of the first powered and controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. Ingenuity, the four-pound “rotary drone that could,” is expected to fly…

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Knowing God

I recently read a book by Ross Hastings Ph.D.[1] in which he linked theological ethics with Christian spirituality. It is a fitting connection to make, and it occurred to me that our spirituality affects everything about our ethics, our moral code, our social justice, our relationships, and every other aspect of our lives. Hastings reminds…

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