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Name Above All Names

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Almost everybody likes Jesus, even folks who hate God. Everybody wants Jesus on their side. Jesus saves. Jesus has a million friends on Facebook. Everybody loves Jesus as long as he stays in his place, doesn’t get too preachy, doesn’t … Continue reading

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You’re Not Special

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A recent post on snopes.com caught my eye. It relays an urban legend about two young women pursued by menacing men who take refuge in their car only to find that their car won’t start. After they pray, the car … Continue reading

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Mind Before Matter

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There are only two possibilities. Either mind arose from matter, or matter arose from mind. Either we, with our minds having such apparently limitless potential, arose from billions of years of chance meetings between various bits of matter, or everything … Continue reading

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