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By the time we reach John chapter 13, we are getting very close to the time of the Passover Feast, and it is in that context that John focuses on Jesus’ last meal with his disciples. They will never again be seen as a unified group, and it could be argued that they are not…

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Last week, I wrote about time, time-management, and noted how that is becoming increasingly difficult for me. For so many of us there is more to do than there is time to do it. We are required to prioritize and allocate time segments to those tasks that are most pressing or most deserving. Demands on…

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Last week I shared the details of one of the most unnerving experiences Alean and I have endured in almost a decade, that glorious moment when my old beater car broke down in the middle lane of the 405 South bypass around Seattle during rush hour. But the bad news turned upward and became good…

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Alean and I were headed to Boston to visit our son and his fiancée, and to attend his graduation from MIT. We decided to get to the airport using my older vehicle since it was our intent to park it at the hotel for a week rather than pay the exorbitant prices for parking at…

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Pastor Lawrence Lottatalk finished his rousing sermon with a whirlwind summation as the onlookers beamed with amazement and thanksgiving that they are privileged to sit, week after week, at the feet of such a brilliant orator. Following the service, Pastor Lottatalk stood by the exit so he could shake hands and greet his parishioners on…

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Are you tired? I have said, on occasion, that I’m convinced we should arrive at the gates of heaven completely worn out. What I am getting at is that we labor in the kingdom and it is hard work – exhausting at times. Though we tire, there is a good feeling to laboring in the…

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“Holy non-sequiturs, Batman!” exclaimed Robin. Burt Ward (Robin) proclaimed holiness over more tangible items and bizarre circumstances than my feeble mind can dream up or imagine, addressing targets ranging from “Holy Agility” to “Holy Zoro.” Wikipedia notes 368 “Holy ___ ” exclamations made by Ward over the three seasons the original Batman series ran (1966-1968).…

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The following is an article I wrote and submitted to Christianity Today & Relevant magazines. Both declined to publish it, so I decided to just put it here. Enjoy. —————————————————— Vin Diesel has a new movie out. My level of interest in the movie is so low that I cannot recall its title or story…

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I rarely accept the label “Christian,” referring to myself instead as a “follower after Christ.” The term “Christian” has become so bastardized as to be almost devoid of meaning. It is similar to someone referring to themselves as an “Evangelical.” What does that even mean? Which of the 376 possible definitions of Evangelical are you…

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