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Parallel Stories to the Central Story

March 27, 2018

This Easter week, you’ve probably reflected on the most central story of Christianity: Jesus dying on the cross and rising from the dead. A few parallel stories, some of my favorites in the Bible, highlight this larger one. Sometimes I forget how close in timing and proximity they are to the main action.  These secondary […]

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Sunday’s Coming!

April 12, 2017

This Easter week, my thoughts turn dark as I look to Friday. Pain. Death. Grief. But Friday is only the climax to the story. It’s not the resolution. It’s not the end. In the words of Dr. E.V. Hill, “It’s Friday, but Sunday’s coming!” Oswald Chambers reminds us that the horrible events of that historic […]

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