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No confusion in the kingdom of God

(Due to technical problems there will not be a video of John reading the Catch today.) Soon, citizens of the United States of America will exercise a privilege many citizens do not have in this world. We will participate in … Continue reading

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What about Christian nationalism?

Note: There is no video today due to technical issues. “What are we doing to emulate Christ? What are we doing to serve? In my opinion, Christian nationalism is one big self-absorbed pity party. Get over yourself. Get at someone’s … Continue reading

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Where is the truth?

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) I’ve never known the Bible to carry more of the weight of truth than it does today. That’s because nothing else does. Now that’s always been true, but even more … Continue reading

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‘Both Sides Now’

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) I need you. You need me. We mustn’t let this spirit of division get ahold of us. Mike McCausland, our Tuesday Conversation guest this week, said it’s not just in … Continue reading

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We the (fallen) people

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch In his book, We the Fallen People: The Founders and the Future of American Democracy, Robert Tracy McKenzie, PhD, and professor of history at Wheaton College, brings out the most … Continue reading

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Both sides now

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) Inspired by yesterday’s Catch on learning to understand “the other side,” Terri, who has spent most of her career as a college professor, sent me some insightful comments a few … Continue reading

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Empathy is not endorsement

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) In a recent interview in United Airlines Hemisphere magazine, singer/songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Bonnie Raitt, stated: “This time is the most fraught and worrisome in … Continue reading

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We the (fallen) people

The landmark new book, We the Fallen People: The Founders and the Future of American Democracy by Robert Tracy McKenzie, PhD, Vanderbilt University, and Arthur F. Holmes, Chair of Faith and Learning and professor of history at Wheaton College, brings … Continue reading

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Come together

It’s a silly, nonsensical Beatles song (even George Harrison admitted that), but its most memorable line is the word for the church in 2021: “Come together, right now, over me,” if by that we mean: Come together over Jesus.

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Our kingdom is not of this world

There is a movement of fear sweeping across this country that is sucking in a lot of Christians and sidetracking them into much useless endeavor. Christians who have staked their claim on saving a “Christian” America through politics are worried … Continue reading

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