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pastoral message – mourning into joy 1/5/2020

mourning into joy – recorded 1/5/2020 How do we move from mourning to joy? The fear of the Lord is the beginning of all wisdom: 10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;     all those who practice it have a good understanding.     His praise endures forever. Psalm 111:10 (NRSV) Action and understanding go together. […]

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2020 is the year to start a podcast?

I’ve been preaching more regularly, and I have also been recording my pastoral messages. It occurred to me I could podcast them! Kind of an exciting project to embark on. Setting up a podcast might take a while, but in the mean time, uploading few messages here. pastoral messages from past few months #5 mourning into […]

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Shout out to – Philosophize This!

Discovered podcasts by Stephen West on Philosophize This!  He has a 5 part series on Gilles Deleuze and it is excellent!  His explanation is clear, easy to understand, and he argues for the relevance and significance of Deleuze’s ideas. So so good! Deleuze’s concepts – shift of focus from being to becoming, affirming existence in […]

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paraclete

I am so encouraged, beseeched, and exhorted by Tim Keller’s sermon from yesterday, March 24th, 2013.  He preached about the need to “encourage” each other in christian community.  Paraclao (I think) is too strong a word for encourage, and yet too gentle for another word which I can’t remember.  We are to model ourselves after […]

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finally finally

i’m finally on page 13 of my paper. it seems like it took an eternity to get past page 12! usually what happens when i get stuck on a page is that i keep revising and reorganizing. and so even though i’m writing the page number pretty much stays the same. but this week, i […]