In Praise of Heretics

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The word “heretic” is often thrown around today to denounce someone for espousing an idea deemed “unbiblical” or “unorthodox” or “contrary to the teachings of the church.” It carries a negative connotation, often meant to cast a poor soul out of a community to be shunned, exiled, and sometimes even tortured with words or sharp [Read More...]

The Cross: My Answer to My Daughter’s Question, “Why Did God Make Sickness?”

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in Golgotha, at the Cross, humanity spoke violence and God spoke love, and the cross became the Rosetta stone. [Read more...]

The Cross, Part 6: They Should Have Sent a Poet

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Like most six-year-olds on their first day of school, I remember sitting excited and terrified.  My desk was made of grey metal and blonde wood, with a square laminate tabletop angled in such a way that your pencil rattled down if it wasn’t placed in the dark groove.  In the right corner was my name, [Read More...]


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