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If he were still alive, he would be 99-years-0ld today. Sadly, he died in 1968 at the tender age of 53.

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Lee Wyatt’s characteristics number 2,3 and 4 for his “Submerging Church” at: http://www.zhoag.com/2014/01/17/rooted-spirituality-submerging-church/ offer a timely critique for much of mainstream church practice.

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A funny thing happened on the way to this post.

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Life is filled with a complicated mix of complex feelings.

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Glennon Melton, blogger at “Momastery”, has suggested in a recent post that the questions we ask each other may have the power to save our relationships.

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He sounds like a disgruntled Roman Catholic lay person.

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Pope Francis has issued a stirring call for unity among Christians and denounced the “jealousy” and “envy” that cause such fragmentation in Christian communities.

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Back in October and November last year I was looking at Steve McSwain’s list at Huffington Post of culprits contributing to what he perceives to be the demise of the church in North America.

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When we lived in Carman, Manitoba we often drove into Winnipeg. I loved that hour-long drive; it was beautiful, restful and, except perhaps in the dead of winter, relaxing. There were no hills to climb, no treacherous crossroads to navigate, and only three bends in the road.  You knew it was time to anticipate a curve in the highway 20kms before it arrived.

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I was recently sent some beautiful quotes attributed to Pope Francis.

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