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The biblical vision of what it means to be truly human is deeply challenging.

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The New Testament offers a challenging vision of what it means to be truly human.

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As I have been preparing to write my 23rd Annual Report as Rector of St. Philip Church, it has occurred to me that there are number of qualities, I hope might guide us as a community of faith.

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I suppose it should come as no surprise that, as a Christian preacher, the name Jesus crops up fairly frequently in my speaking and appears often in my writing.

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Lena Berg was a Holocaust survivor.

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So, what if a child should express an interest in learning about silent prayer? What are we to tell a child or young person who might ask about our prayer practice?

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In the “Parable of the Ten Bridesmaids” (Matthew 25:1-13) the marriage feast is an allegory for the kingdom of heaven. Christ is the bridegroom. There is a joining, a marriage of the opposites in one’s being.

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In order to live more fully in tune with the reality of our true human nature, it is important to come as close as we can to an accurate vision of what it means to be fully human.

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I was part of a conversation recently in which the question was raised about the purpose of human life.

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The following post (sorry early morning Thursday guys, it is way too long – but it’s a complex issue) grew out of an early morning men’s Bible study yesterday.

The place you start has a lot to do with where you end up.

A foundational dividing point in Christian theology begins with our understanding of what it means to be human.
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