Tag Archives: Bible

Only One Life

I avoid “Christianese” like the plague. I can speak it fluently, but it’s not my native language. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a bonafide Jesus freak. It’s just that those who speak code seldom reach anyone but themselves. Think of … Continue reading

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I Hate to Brag

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
I hate to brag, but… I’m on a first-name basis with the world’s best-selling author. Could introduce you to Him, if you like.

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Life with a Purpose

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Connecting With God, Part 8 (To read Part 1, click here) Purpose. No amount of Freudian psychoanalysis can explain away the need for it. Unless we succeed in drowning it out, all of our lives we will hear…

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A New Foundation for Your Life

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Connecting With God, Part 7 (To read Part 1, click here) I wrote previously about rebuilding the “house” of my spiritual life by memorizing, meditating upon, and praying Scripture. It is my hope that this…

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How Memorization Revolutionized My Spiritual Life

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Connecting With God, Part 5 (To read Part 1, click here) I’ve been acting ever since the 6th Grade Talent Show. So you’d think I’d be pretty good at memorization. Nope. Memorization was always the…

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Everything I Need to Know I Could Have Learned in Sunday School (But Didn’t)

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Connecting With God, Part 4 (To read Part 1, click here) If I’d gone to Sunday School, I’d probably have memorized Bible verses. But I didn’t. Heck, I’d only been to church twice: The first time, I…

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Hello, God?

(See videos at end of post) My friend Mina is proudly neopagan. What’s a neopagan? Good question. It would be easier to say what a neopagan isn’t, since they represent more of a subculture than a specific set of beliefs. … Continue reading

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