Category Archives: Worldview

Jesus versus religion

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) Series: Characteristics of the Jesus Movement for Today 1. The Jesus Movement unified believers. (It was all about Jesus.) “Jesus is just alright with me.” The Doobie Brothers (1972) There’s … Continue reading

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America, passing time

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) Now that baseball is back, it’s time to make something of the nature of the sport that has given it longevity as “America’s pastime.” First let’s just think about that … Continue reading

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Christianity and

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) In his book Screwtape Letters where an underling demon learns how to trip up Christians so as to render them useless for the kingdom of God, Lewis introduces the sinister … Continue reading

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True Christianity

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) In a 2017 article in the New York Times Rod Dreher raises an effective argument that American Christianity is actually not true Christianity. Now this is certainly not a new … Continue reading

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Lessons in seeing people

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) When [Jesus] saw the crowds, he had compassion on them because they were confused and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Matthew 9:36 If we ever needed an example of … Continue reading

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Are your thoughts up to date?

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) I must say, I am thrilled at the responses we have gotten to yesterday’s Catch about older people going downward in age and outward in relationships as opposed to the … Continue reading

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Down and out in your town

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) I know there are older people who might like me, and me them, but generally speaking, it appears older people naturally go up in age and inward in focus. I … Continue reading

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So what’s spiritual about football?

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch. It’s that time of year when a young man’s fancy turns to … football? Yes, at least here in America with four teams left standing and two more weekends of … Continue reading

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