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What is Faith?

What does it mean to have faith? My Bible study last week talked about how faith is more than emotions, magic, and good things happening. You have faith “in something”. It doesn’t matter if you are feeling it or not. … Continue reading

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Loss of Faith

I heard a talk the other day from a person who basically lost his faith because he didn’t agree or believe some of the teachings of the Catholic Church. He figured that since they were wrong on this one topic, … Continue reading

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Grammar

Have you ever thought about the difference between being mad at someone and being mad with someone? It’s a small grammatical difference, but really they are worlds apart. “At” is one-directional, pointing toward someone or something. We are mad at … Continue reading

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Come As You Are

There’s a tagline for many churches – “Come as you are”. It is usually touted as “Don’t worry how you’re dressed, come casual, we’re not stuffy.” But, as I was thinking about how I approach faith formation, my “come as … Continue reading

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Believing

Do you believe in God, or do you believe “in” God? That was one of the topics in church this weekend, and a good one to reflect on. James 2:19 says that even the demons believe that God is real. … Continue reading

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Failure?

A friend of mine is a hospital chaplain and has found that he is welcome in all rooms regardless or religious affiliation, belief, or non-belief.  One time, he walked in, and before he could really get started, the patient said, … Continue reading

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