A New Light on a Dark Friday Cry

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Today’s Throwback Thursday is a piece I have revisited each holy week over the past few years. As we remember Jesus’ anguished cry from the cross, we are once again extended an invitation to delve a little deeper into the mystery of just what he might have meant.

Psalm 22, …

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Carbonated Holiness: Laughter is Serious Business

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“I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means”

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Psalm 22 and the Princess Bride

(Excerpted from the book THEOLOGY IN AISLE SEVEN, by Carolyn Arends)

My kids finally saw The Princess Bride, a movie their dad and I have loved since our college days. There is something wonderful about watching your favorite people …

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Headless Snakes and Other Matters

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A few folks have told me that they heard this story quoted on David Jeremiah’s radio broadcast yesterday. Here is the whole article, with apologies for the snake gore!

Satan’s a Goner

True Confessions: How a Bad Pun Birthed A New Song

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I’ve always loved puns. I was never particularly adept at schoolyard games, but I could make words play. (You can imagine how popular this made me in grade school.)

For a little stretch his past month, I enjoyed posting a daily pun on my Facebook page and watching …

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