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As my body ages, it becomes increasingly difficult to avoid facing the issue of identity. Where do I locate my sense of identity?
In his diary Sixty, Ian Brown reflects on turning what he calls, “the hideous fucking age of sixty.”
Ian Brown and I are the same age. Read the rest of this entry »
Dear Stranger In The Pew,
I am sorry I did not get the chance to greet you personally over the Christmas season.
If our Christmas observance is ever going to move beyond food, frolic and festivity we are going to need to bring to our celebration a little shard of faith.
There are so many embarrassing voices out there in the public realm that purport to speak for Christianity.
Every year for at least the last 21 years, I have written a children’s Christmas story for our Christmas Day service.
Christ is the power of hope, peace, joy and love.
Love is not something I do to you.
Nate Haken is a graduate of the Wheaton College which has become notorious for its recent decision to suspend with pay a professor who dared claim that Christians and Muslims worship the same God.