Category Archives: Spirituality

The Infinite Complexity of Cells/Is Following Jesus a “Politic”?

Two essential reads from this morning’s mail: Excerpt — The Infinite Complexity of Cells Is Following Jesus a “Politic?”

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Existential Reasons for Believing in God

Everyone should check out Paul Copan’s web site, Worldview Bulletin Newsletter (https://worldviewbulletin.substack.com/), and in particular, in the July 26 edition, Clifford Williams’ “Existential Reasons for Believing in God.” I am provoked to think: If God exists; if He created us; … Continue reading

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Pray for the Church in the Middle East

May God strengthen and protect our faithful brothers and sisters.  Read this message from Martin Accad of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary, here.

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Pray for the Church in Lebanon

Here is an important blog post from the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Beirut, Lebanon.  There is a lot going on there, as you may have heard. This was my comment: As an American Christian with roots in Jordan, I want … Continue reading

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Usefulness

We want to be “useful” because we think that our usefulness is a measure of our value.  But our value resides first in our ability to appreciate God’s greatness, to admire him and worship him. We assign value to our … Continue reading

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Friendship with Jesus

This is worth sharing, I thought, as an example of the often excellent material published by First Things Magazine, a journal of religion and public affairs: Everyone wants to live with an undivided heart; an undivided heart is one that … Continue reading

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Do Not Faint, Part Two

That’s how I imagine it will be: I will have a direct personal relationship with Jesus.  Of course I already have that; what I mean is, it will be like dropping in on Rick Smith.  He’ll be there, otherwise unoccupied, … Continue reading

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Do not faint

When we see Him, then we will see the truth with a clarity only glimpsed in this life in rare moments.  Many of us go for years, even decades, sustained by only a very few such moments – some, perhaps, … Continue reading

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Meditation on Communion

The meal in the upper room has continued uninterrupted for 2000 years.  We, the church universal, are all present at that meal, in the upper room; and Jesus says, “This is my body.”  And so we are. On the night … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal: God Is Not Dead

Merry Christmas from JoshuaLetter!  Enjoy this article about how public engagement can be a Gospel ministry.

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