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London Bridge is Falling Down: Overlooking the Strange

WeirdScriptureStart by reading Numbers 16:25-35; Joshua 6:6-21

Do you remember some of the games that you used to play when you were a kid? I remember one, it was London Bridge is Falling down. You remember how that goes don’t you?

But, I started thinking about it some more, and did you ever think about what it was that you were saying? There’s a lot of children’s Songs and children’s rhymes that we use, and remember, but have you stopped to think about what it was that you were saying?

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Prophets & Prophecy: Reading for Faith

Start by reading Joshua 1:1-9 and John 8:31-41

Welcome to Lent!  Its a great season isn’t it?  Its a time to prepare for Easter.  Now, you can probably tell from some of my previous posts that I don’t think we do near enough actual preparation.  Actually, I should say we don’t do enough of the right kind of preparation.  Arguably, its the lack of the right kind of preparation that has caused us the most trouble and has led us to the troubles we’re facing.  This is an interesting post about some of the reasons why kids leave the church.  Largely, we’re trying to hard in the wrong areas, and not enough in the right ones.

This season, during Lent I want us to be preparing in the right ways.  Mostly though, I want us to do this by taking a new look at things that we think we know. Continue reading Prophets & Prophecy: Reading for Faith