Monthly Archives: December 2010

When IS “New Year” Anyway?

I know – it seems an unnecessary question, given the global broadcasts of January 1 each year. But, it is not really a simple question! The Roman calendar dates back to around 753 B.C. and was, originally, a lunar-cycle calendar … Continue reading

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DJ’s Summary of “To Love and To Cherish”

My friend, DJ, wrote, “Using the analogy of 1st century Jewish marriage practices to inform the modern reader, [Randy] offers a helpful critique to those of us within the Body of Christ, calling her to be about healthy disciplemaking by … Continue reading

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Simply…complex

…OR, 2 Illustrations and a point! Illustration #1: We have signs hanging all over our house: simplicity, simple, simplify. In fact, simplify is the very last word I see as I’m walking out the front door… a challenge for my every … Continue reading

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What was she thinking?!

I was in a meeting with David Lee (see Church: Be the Real Deal post) in which, after reading Luke 1:26f he asked this simple question, “What was she [Mary] thinking 2.5 weeks out from birth day?” There is a practice called … Continue reading

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Church: Be the Real Deal!

My friend, David Lee, had this to say about the book: “Randy calls on the church to be the real deal, to understand clearly what the writers of the New Testament wrote and practiced, and to live and make disciples … Continue reading

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My friend, David Lee, had this to say ab

My friend, David Lee, had this to say about the book: “Randy calls on the church to be the real deal, to understand clearly what the writers of the New Testament wrote and practiced, and to live and make disciples … Continue reading

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Servant? Really?

I was visiting with my friend, Adam, this morning when our conversation took an unexpected turn to servanthood. The question on the table? How do you become a servant? What does a servant look like? How do you know you’ve … Continue reading

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