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Osama Bin Laden’s Death, Americans’ Exultation, and Retribution: A Christian’s Response

Today we feature a “guest post” on our blog. It was written by my brother Adam, and the words are much-needed. The photo which provoked the following comments was one of the myriad cartoons that have been drawn depicting Osama … Continue reading

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A New Day

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what … Continue reading

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Holy Week: Good Friday

Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the governor’s headquarters, and they gathered the whole battalion before him. And they stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him, and twisting together a crown of thorns, they put … Continue reading

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Holy Week: Maundy Thursday

Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. During … Continue reading

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Holy Week: Wednesday

And while he was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he was reclining at table, a woman came with an alabaster flask of ointment of pure nard, very costly, and she broke the flask and poured … Continue reading

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Holy Week: Tuesday

In the morning, as he was returning to the city, he became hungry. And seeing a fig tree by the wayside, he went to it and found nothing on it but only leaves. And he said to it, “May no … Continue reading

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Holy Week: Monday

A blessed Holy Week to you all. Today, Monday – the second day of Holy Week – we remember Christ’s cleansing of the temple. Luke’s account seems ambiguous about the day the temple was cleansed, Matthew’s seems to place it … Continue reading

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Church Angst, or Why I Am Not Catholic, or Why Am I Not Catholic?, or The Problem With Protesting

I want things my way. And that’s the Protestant way. If things don’t go my way, I’m leaving. I want us all together, and I don’t want to have to stupid vote on stupid decisions, assuming that I know better … Continue reading

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Chance, Orthodoxy, and Re-inventing the wheel

One might infer from the title that the three topics mentioned will somehow be intricately intertwined herein – that new, special revelations of a three-fold nature will be unfurled. Not so much. These are just three ideas that have been … Continue reading

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Our Homebirth

Meet Saylor Jack Bechtold. His entrance into the world was not easy, but it was truly beautiful. We desire your prayers for the newest member of The Ozark House and the Bechtold family. Check back soon to read Nathan and … Continue reading

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