This was a week of conversations with Christian friends and acquaintances, old and new. It was also a week of reflection. From these conversations I am developing some insights I will share over time. 1,576 more words
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Early Christians were branded as outlaws in the faith community. They were viewed as a radical fringe group, belonging to the Way of Christ. Though they committed no crime, they were often arrested, persecuted, even killed for their faith. 817 more words
“For the Lord gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding (Proverbs 2:6).
A former professor of mine told our class, “Sometimes common sense isn’t so common.” I don’t remember to what he was referring and I don’t know if the comment was original with him. 482 more words
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The Bonhoeffers saw through Hitler from the beginning, but no one believed his reign would last as long as it did. Surely the Nazis would have their moment, perhaps even a long moment, but then it would be gone.