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Did Jesus destroy a defenseless fig tree?

In the New Testament we read a strange account of Jesus being involved in a seemingly mean-spirited event: Early in the morning, as He was on His way back to the city, He was hungry. Seeing a fig tree by … Continue reading

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Made from 75% Elephant Dung!

My heart swelled with pride when I first read those words. I was looking at the back of my eldest son Ed’s new business card. In a recent blog post I mentioned that he had opened the first all green … Continue reading

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The Rope and the Ladder

Once upon a time there was a rope and a ladder. Each was highly educated but had different views of reality. The rope believed reality was continuous and offered Einstein’s ideas of the structure of spacetime as evidence. The ladder, … Continue reading

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Don’t be a parable-pooper

The Lord spoke to the multitudes one way and to His disciples another. What was the difference in the two forms of teaching? Obviously Jesus gave the disciples more details. But what did these details relate to? The answer is … Continue reading

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