Tag Archives: Blue Mountain

Where Our Money Is Matters

Where do you put your money? Most of us, of course, put the lion’s share of our money into groceries, house payments, car payments, and so forth, but that’s not what I’m talking about. I’m talking about the money you … Continue reading

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What Is Church?

“Where do you go to church?” That’s a common question among Christians. Or maybe, “Do you go to church?” Another common question. Before answering either question, it might be informative to know what the word ‘church’ means. We commonly think … Continue reading

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The Essence of the Gospel

Those of you who have read my book Christianity 101: The Simplified Christian Life, know that my central theme is that we Christians complicate Christianity be adding our rules—do this, don’t do that. Sometimes I wonder what would attract a … Continue reading

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Does a God Need Protection?

Some years ago there was a great furor among Christians over a cross placed in a bottle of urine and designated by the National Endowment for the Arts as art. I was livid when I read about it. I realize … Continue reading

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My Thought for the New Year

A group of Pharisees and Sadducees asked Jesus what the greatest commandment in the Bible was, and He answered them, starting in Matthew 22:37 and running through verse 40: Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

At this time of year, most people are scurrying around trying to finish last-minute shopping to buy Christmas presents for their friends and families. When I was a child, all the presents were a huge deal, but now, with even … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Today is Valentine’s Day. Since I know you’ll all be spending a lot of time sending Valentines and reading the ones others have sent you, I’m going to make my post today very brief. First of all, will you be … Continue reading

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