Monthly Archives: December 2018

The Christian & the Moola, or Mammon Unleashed

I went into the ministry for the money. You know—grand salary plus benefits and annuities—those Nike endorsements, the big book deals, appearances on the Today show with half-naked starlets and John Grisham. I thought all these grandiose thoughts because I … Continue reading

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Memorized Verses

I bet many of you had to memorize Bible verses in your youth, maybe in Bible school, maybe in a teen group. Tom Sawyer memorized Bible verses to impress Becky Thatcher by winning a Bible as a prize for mastering … Continue reading

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Old Customs

Old customs are difficult to change. I have in mind today marriage customs. I am still an officiant at many weddings, and it’s my practice to encourage couples to write their own vows, or to help me cut-and-paste desirable portions … Continue reading

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