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Amazing Grace – Dr. Wintley Phipps

Dr. Wintley Phipps can make an atheist believe. There is no way to listen to this man sing without feeling something divine. We are truly living in a blessed time – a time when this talent can be readily shared across the globe.

23Jan2009 | | Comments Off on Amazing Grace – Dr. Wintley Phipps | Continued
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Thoughts On Original Sin

Some Jungian analysts suggest that original sin relates to family of origin.The idea is in order to be ‘saved’ from the original sin one must escape the dysfunction of one’s family of origin. Original ‘sin,’ as defined by theologians, takes many different forms.  We are born with the sin of Adam, for instance.  Or we […]

25Oct2008 | | 1 comment | Continued
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The War Prayer, by Mark Twain

Mark Twain says it best. Once again it took an artist to capture the staggering essence of events that many Americans have become immune to. This particular writing is in response to the Spanish-American war with the Philippines in 1898. Mark Twain became an anti-imperialist.  Born Samuel Clemens in Hannibal, Missouri, he was an honest […]

28Aug2008 | | Comments Off on The War Prayer, by Mark Twain | Continued
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Serenity Prayer – full version

Son, What has become known as the Serenity Prayer was actually written by a protestant minister in 1934. Reinhold Niebuhr wrote the prayer as a routine closing for a Sunday Sermon. The Prayer has been condensed and cleansed of the reference to Jesus. This was useful to use the prayer as a method of inclusiveness. […]

11Oct2007 | | 1 comment | Continued