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God Is…Unfathomable by bob

August 28th, 2011

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What you hear at church should sound simultaneously strange and familiar. Job 38:1-11 August 28, 2011 Earthquakes and hurricanes Best comment I heard all week:  “Earthquake…hurricane…if we start seeing locusts, I’m going to think God is trying to tell us something.”

God Is…Self-Sufficient by bob

August 21st, 2011

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It’s never a bad thing to need God. Isaiah 40:12-17 August 21, 2011 I need, I need Linda and I spent several days this past week on Bald Head Island.  One of the many wonderful aspects of Bald Head Island is the sea turtle protection program.  Loggerhead sea turtles come ashore to nest, and, if […]

               If you were scripting an evangelical novel about redemption from a gay lifestyle, it would read a lot like the son-mother story told in Out of a Far Country.  But this is a true story.

God Is…Infinite by bob

August 14th, 2011

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Whatever God is, he is without limits. Psalm 90 August 14, 2011 Infinite Acronyms If you’re like me and rather proud of the fact that as a baby boomer you’ve become at least functionally technologically literate, you probably know a few of the acronyms that have become shortcuts in the age of the 140-character messaging.

The Pastor, by Eugene Peterson by bob

August 7th, 2011

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The longer I serve as a pastor, the more I’m convinced my critics are right. Which ones?  Pretty much all of them.  It’s not that they’re right about everything, just that most of their complaints have merit.  I mess up a lot.