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50 Shades of Slavery


“But take care that this liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak.” ~~ 1 Corinthians 8:9 Twenty million copies of 50 Shades of Grey have been sold, earning author E.L. James around $50,000,000 to … Continue reading

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Pearls and Other Treasures: How Far Will We Go to Find Them?


“The kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls; on finding one pearl of great price, he went and sold all he had and bought it.” ~~ Matthew 13:45-46 In the 1980’s, the price of oil … Continue reading

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McTemples and Lonely Prophets


“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” ~~ Matthew 6:21  Driving home from a retreat in north Arkansas, I made a pit stop at a local McDonalds. I called a friend, for I missed an opportunity … Continue reading

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Hunger Games and Religious Famine


“Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit that is from God, so that we may understand the gifts bestowed on us by God.”             ~~ 1 Corinthians 2:12  I … Continue reading

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Crayola Crayons and the Secret of The Cross


“When I came to you, brothers and sisters, I did not come proclaiming the mystery of God to you in lofty words or wisdom. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified.”     … Continue reading

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