Monthly Archives: July 2015

Following Jesus . . .

I work in the retail world, selling carpet and flooring. Yesterday I happened to notice that I and each one of my co-salespeople seem to have catch phrases that they use frequently. My biggest catch phrase is, “And that’s for … Continue reading

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Just Who is to Blame for this Mess?

Ethnic cleansing? Mass extermination? Herem? Reading the books of Joshua, Judges and Samuel makes me doubt the very goodness of our Father in Heaven, or at least causes me to invoke a double dose of faith. The Canaanite people were … Continue reading

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De-Mystifying Sin

What comes to mind when the word “sin” is mentioned? God? Punishment? The Ten Commandments? The word “sin” takes on an almost supernatural definition. According to one source, “sin” is mentioned in the Bible 474 times in the NIV. Yet, … Continue reading

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“Nothing is too good for God”

Tucked away in an old convent on Milwaukee’s near south side, a magnificent chapel, and a monument to our Lord can be found. The chapel was constructed around the turn of the twentieth century and was commissioned by the co-founder … Continue reading

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