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Interlude: Getting Past Bonhoeffer's Language and Seeing the Common Vision

I need to interrupt my regularly scheduled blogging to rant about something so I can continue reading and enjoying The Cost of Disicpleship. It’s been bugging me quite a bit since the beginning (I blame my progressive/anarchist leanings), but some of Bonhoeffer’s language just bugs the crap out of me, particularly his use of the word “obedience.”  There’s other stuff as well (his exclusive use of the male gender, for example), but we’re going to give him a pass on this; it was a different time and a different era. 509 more words


The Sign said Stop

One summer when I was about 12 or 13, my parents, my brother and I were headed for Utah from Los Angeles to visit our relatives.   200 more words

Trust and Obey

Dear Ultimate Consciousness, 

Lol. Well it is nice to know that people miss my blogs when I do not write them. It has been less than a week since my last blog and I got a few emails from people who wanted to know if I was okay. 203 more words

How to know that you have come to KNOW God

We know that we have come to know God if we OBEY HIS COMMANDS.( 1 John 2:3, NiRV)

Food For Thought

Have Faith - Have Courage - Have Hope

Who would have believed that a storm or a fire could be good for a forest; but they are.  The trauma of a storm shakes the trees causing them to send their roots deeper in the soil.  5,064 more words


If You Love Me...


When the officer heard about Jesus, he sent some respected Jewish elders to ask him to come and heal his slave.  So they earnestly begged Jesus to help the man.

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William Earnhardt

PA Youth Camp 2014 - Loving and Obeying Christ

In this message from PAYC, I talk about the relationship between loving Christ and obeying Him: “If you love me, you will keep my commandments.” – John 14:15… 151 more words

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