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To Listen and Reflect

(The following post is a lightly edited version of a pastoral article I wrote for my church a few weeks ago.) There is something strangely odd about “evaluating” a sermon. Oh sure, we all joke about how the menu for

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So if this is true…

So, if this is true (which I contend that it is): Theology proceeds from God, teaches us about God, and leads us back to God in worship (Aquinas). — Burk Parsons (@BurkParsons) May 31, 2011 Why do Christians then run

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Some Thoughts on (about) Labor Day

Some early church fathers co-opted pagan holidays and turned them into Christian celebrations. Labor Day is ripe for a Christian takeover. A day that had its origins in the early struggles of the labor union movement is now little more

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