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As a pastor, I am for unity. It is part and parcel of the fabric of what it means to be a Christian. I am united to Christ by virtue of the Spirit of unity indwelling me. The Apostle Paul clearly enjoins every believer to be “eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bound of peace. There is...
Megan Taylor
Editor's note : In a previous post , Megan Taylor introduced us to the great American theologian Jonathan Edwards. She directed us to consider the Small Pox vaccination which eneded his life. In this post. Megan once again enlists the great theologian, this time as a guide for us in our use of time...
Following the election on Tuesday night many are still reeling with surprise from the results. Some are in shock, some are incensed, some are delighted, and still others have taken this opportunity to decry the result as a sign of declining public virtue. The tendency in moments like this is to...
Names have always been important. There's a reason why "Judas" never tops the list of most popular baby names in any given year. When my wife and I were trying to pick out names for our children, we always had the same conversation: How will it sound with our last name, what does it mean, and how...
Shakespeare’s Juliet asks, “What is in a name?” She loved Romeo, regardless of his surname. Despite her wishes to the contrary or her desire to minimize the significance, Romeo was always going to be a Montague. In Scripture, names mean something. They matter. The names, or titles...
Anthony Bradley has asked a thought-provoking question : why is 'Reformed' more often associated with Baptists than Presbyterians in popular parlance in the current climate? A number of thoughts come to mind. 'Reformed' as a term has expanded its meaning over the years to the point where it is no...
Anthony Bradley has asked a thought-provoking question : why is 'Reformed' more often associated with Baptists than Presbyterians in popular parlance in the current climate? A number of thoughts come to mind. 'Reformed' as a term has expanded its meaning over the years to the point where it is no...