How to Lose the Race and Still Be A Hero

Anyone who says that the Bible is boring, or lacks a good sense of humor, isn’t reading the same book that I am. I love how the authors of Scripture have taken pot shots at the world around them, those they think are doing religion poorly, or those on the outside looking in. The disciples, when they picked up pen and parchment, typically took aim at each other. Take for instance John’s account of …

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Friday Poll Question

Greetings friends! Earlier this week, we introduced comments on the blog! This is a chance for us to have a little more interaction than just our (admittedly awesome) authors posting and the rest of the community reading. We are after all, in this together! So each Friday, I'm going to post a question for us to consider together. I hope that you'll take a moment to register for the comment…

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Rolling Stones

“When it was evening, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who was also a disciple of Jesus. He went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus; then Pilate ordered it to be given to him. So Joseph took the body and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth and laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn in the rock. Then he rolled a great stone to the door of the tomb and went away. M…

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Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die

I know, I know. Not the cheeriest title to start the New Year with, huh? But we here at the Westminster Blog wanted to start the new year thinking about fresh starts, about clearing the slate, about making things as they ought to be. For me, this means looking hard at resurrection. Resurrection is bringing life from death. Resurrection is about putting the old way of doing things behind us, and…

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Coming Soon!

Greetings friends! First of all, I hope you enjoyed the Advent Devotional this year! My deepest thanks to Jim, Dave, Robin, Ed, and Cass for pitching in! The Blog will be on a short break next week, but then we're gearing up for some great new posts in the new year. Jim Gilchrist, Ed Sutter, and myself will all be working through Fresh Starts, looking back at where we've been, figuring out…

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