Wild Oats

If a young man sows his wild oats, he goes through a period of his life when he does a lot of exciting, usually immoral, things.  We never hear of a young woman sowing her wild oats. The male chauvinist would probably say something like this: “Girls ain’t got anything to sow; they should stay […]

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Who We Are

Who we are NOT: We are not “sheep stealers”; we do not have a doctrinal agenda; we are not critical of the variety of ways in which people live out their faith and vocations. The ministries behind these posts are partners, the two having served together in a variety of ways since 1975.  The Disciples College […]

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Speaking of Korea

Korea is on the map today.  In the 19th Century, Seoul was on the map for extensive martyrdom of Christians. But today, with its open borders, the nation of South Korea is a fertile ground for the growth of many Christian denominations. Not so with their northern counterpart.  So much in the news today, North […]

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Signs of the Times

From a Biblical perspective, the primary arena of God’s activity is the arena of world history.  This does not imply that Biblical history is world history; neither does it negate the possibility.  The Bible is the “written Word of God” but is not to be taken as literal history, science, biography, or even context. Nevertheless […]

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Called and Counting

“Jesus calls us o’er the tumult of our life’s wild restless sea; Day by day His sweet voice soundeth, saying ‘Christian, follow Me.” It seems the most of my life I have been challenged by the call of Jesus.  I heard his call in the hot, summer sanctuaries of Sunday services (morning and evening) and […]

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Commitment

Too many things interest me.  There is not enough time in this life to do all that comes across my radar with flashing lights (much less all that simply comes across my radar). I could add a new hobby each week.  In fact, I almost have.  There are hobbies in boxes, hobbies undone, hobbies on […]

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