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Wednesday
Mar042009

GOOD QUESTION

Last month you said that Lenten disciplines like fasting are not ways we try to win God’s favour. What are they for?

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Sunday
Mar012009

The Shack: A theological critique 

The Shack is the unlikeliest of success stories. Jana Riess, former Religion Editor at Publisher’s Weekly declares, "This may be the greatest publishing success story of this generation." She may well be right. It is the first and, to this point, the only book written by William Young, a (now former) salesman from Oregon who insists it was never meant for publication. Instead, he wrote it for his children and in 2005, copied and bound it at Kinkos just in time to give it to his family as a Christmas gift.

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Sunday
Mar012009

A Sermon for the Fourth Sunday in Lent

This Fourth Sunday of Lent is sometimes called "Refreshment Sunday," and was in earlier times meant to be a pause from the fasting and self-denial thatChristians observed for these forty days before Easter.

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Sunday
Mar012009

RIP Millard Fuller, Founder of Habitat for Humanity 

Millard FullerThe founder of Habitat for Humanity International has died at 74. Millard Fuller, a self-made millionaire, had a religious conversion at 29 and devoted the rest of his life to providing decent housing for the poor.

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Monday
Jan262009

GOOD QUESTION

In Lent the Church asks us to fast, pray and give alms. Are we trying to earn God’s favour?

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