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Today’s reading was interesting. Both the OT and NT readings were challenging, but for different reasons. Mostly though, I don’t really understand what I’m reading in Genesis. That should become pretty clear after reading today’s post.

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What follows below are unfiltered, uncensored thoughts on my reading of Genesis 1-3 and John 1. You’ve been warned.

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I’ve never read the Bible. I’ve started a bunch of times, trying different methods, but I’ve never successfully read all the way through. Let’s see if we can remedy that.

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I hate “Seek The Old Paths.” It is a hateful, unholy and unhelpful publication that gets passed around conservative church of Christ circles. I don’t read it anymore, but in my masochism, I popped by there the other day and was confronted by a truly awful article about depression. In it, the author, a preacher from Fort Worth, Texas named Tom …

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I love coffee rings. What to some might be an annoying, ugly recognition of one’s sloppiness, I find to be a cool addition to any piece of paper. Seriously. Each ring is unique, but strikingly similar. The varying thickness of the line. The addition of a splatter or two. The incomplete ring that is just a hint of a spill. …

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One of my new friends and new favorite people is leaving town for a couple of months to head to the Middle East for work. I am sad about this reality, which is interesting to me for two reasons: This individual is a relatively new friend; I’ve known him for several years, but we’ve only recently come to be acquainted. …

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For the last couple of years, I’d been hung up on the point of worship. I didn’t really enjoy it anymore, because I didn’t understand why we were doing it. Three years ago, I wrote a post titled “Three Views of Worship,” and while I don’t necessarily disagree with what I wrote, it left me with a lingering question: who …

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In news that no one was expecting or cared to receive, I am attempting to revive ToddBlog.net. This attempt has been made numerous times over the years, the most recent was 18 months ago where I had a whopping THREE new posts before giving up the attempt. This time is sure to be a greater success, as I have FIVE …

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A couple of months ago, I asked my Twitter followers if they were going to hire a social media consultant, what would they want: education on how to use the tools, a strategy for implementation or a complete social media management solution. As one who prefers and promotes the first two and abhors the latter, I was shocked to hear …

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I wasn’t going to blog about Sierra Scott’s Darfur “documentary” – I thought it would die on its own. But she’s travelled to DC, met with some fairly influential people …

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Ever feel like you’re not making a difference? Ever feel like the difference you’re making is too small to be worth anything? Ever feel like there’s no easy way to …

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I have two amazing parents who love me very much. I love my wife and I’m positive she loves me back. I have a job, a house, two cats and …

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For the past few weeks, Hayley and I’ve been visiting a small church plant. It meets in an elementary school. Intentionally. Something struck me while we were there yesterday. The …

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Hayley left a comment at the end of the “Twitter Fight” post that I’m afraid will be missed now that the conversation has wrapped up. Her insight, per usual, is …

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It’s been a while since I’ve linked to Shaun Groves’ blog, but you need to check this post out. It’s a little heavy on the sarcasm. But I don’t think …

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So, did you hear that I got into a Twitter fight yesterday? I didn’t really know such a thing was possible until this weekend. I felt like Andy Bernard – …

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This weekend I had the opportunity to engage in my first Twitter fight. It wasn’t on a noble topic like global warming or social justice, but instead on whether or …

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