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The Story We’re In Isn’t About Ease and Security

Until Christians understand why they’re here, they will not understand what they should be doing. Continue reading

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Snake-Handling: The Christian’s Relationship to Money

If we’re going to have to handle snakes, we’d better get good at it. Christians think differently about money – or at least they should. You can listen to the recent message titled Snake-Handling (on Christians and money) here: http://lockwoodchurch.org/media/131783-505499-1579583/snake-handling-luke-16-9-14

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A God Veiled in Time and Space

Read my recent article, which first appeared on 10/23/2018 on Christianity Today. Here’s the link, if you’d prefer to go to the C.T. site: https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2018/october-web-only/atheism-where-is-god-physics-revealed-in-christ.html When I read that songwriter Michael Gungor told his wife, Lisa, “I don’t believe in God … Continue reading

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How to Face Suffering

How should we think about suffering? How can we endure it when we’re the ones suffering? Click the link below to hear a 27-minute sermon titled, “Trial by Fire,” informed by 1 Peter 4:12-19. How to Face Suffering

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Boy, Was the President Ever Wrong About That!

President Trump recently told Evangelical leaders from the U.S. that Evangelicals stand to lose everything in the upcoming midterm elections. Don’t believe it! I’ve linked a CT article by Michael Horton, the J. Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology and … Continue reading

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Mea Culpa

A reader from Ohio called the office this week, wanting to talk about the Saturday, July 28th column in the Canton Repository, which was also posted to this blog. She had to hunt down my phone number, so it is … Continue reading

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“Storied” People

The people of Jesus are “storied” people. They not only know the story, they live the story;  it is still going on. You can hear the climactic episode of the ongoing story told in three parts at http://lockwoodchurch.org/media. Part I … Continue reading

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Need Help Getting Ready for Easter?

If you’re like me, Easter time is very busy: Gone most evenings, with lots of things on the calendar and the to-do list. It’s easy for Easter to sneak up and find us unprepared to celebrate the biggest thing that … Continue reading

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What Teleportation Teaches Us About Our Entanglement With Christ

When news broke this summer that Chinese scientists had engineered the successful “teleportation” of a photon over a distance greater than 300 miles, Star Trek fans around the globe rejoiced. It was, however, a belated celebration: teleportation has been around … Continue reading

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The Gap Between the Self We Imagine and the Self We Are

There is more to any person than he or she realizes. As C. S. Lewis put it in the sermon he titled, “The Weight of Glory”: “You have never talked to a mere mortal…it is immortals whom we joke with, … Continue reading

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