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Book Review: Culture Of Peace

Culture Of Peace, edited by David V. Edling [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Hendrickson Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is truly a time where we need to cultivate a culture of peace.  … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Ministry Of Reconciliation: Part Six

[Note:  This message is part of a series of posts about a series of messages.  Part one is here, part two is here, part three is here, part four is here, and part five is here.] In his closing to … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Ministry Of Reconciliation: Part Five

[Note:  This blog is part of a series on a series of messages.  Part one is here, part two is here, part three is here, and part four is here.] In beginning this section of his lengthy series of messages … Continue reading

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Some Observations On The Ministry Of Reconciliation: Part Three

[Note:  This blog post is part of a series.  Part one is here.  Part two is here.] Here in this particular part of the series on the ministry of reconciliation, we see that the speaker has been aware of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Introduction To World Peace Through World Law

Introduction To World Peace Through World Law, by Grenville Clark and Louis Sohn Reading books of this kind with their appeals to global peace and harmony always carry with them a strong degree of unreality [1].  This book does so … Continue reading

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We Can Feel So Far From So Close

The combination between geographic proximity and relational distance is an intolerable burden for people and peoples alike.  One of the many songs from singer-songwriter Mat Kearney is the longing tune “Ships In The Night,” which has the framing story of … Continue reading

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Please Please Me: Part One

Yesterday at Sabbath services our pastor stated that he was starting a series on pleasing God, and since pleasing and pleasure is a subject that I do not speak about here nearly often enough, I figured it would be good … Continue reading

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Book Review: Brother Cadfael’s Penance

Brother Cadfael’s Penance, by Ellis Peters “It is enough,” said Abbot Radulfus. “Get up now, and come with your brothers into the choir.” So ends the last novel of the Brother Cadfael series [1], a novel written while its author … Continue reading

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A Complex And Pathetic Figure

So, what happens when you get four people from the Church of God together on a Friday night where the hosts want to find a Sabbath-appropriate way to spend the evening with company [1]? You watch a documentary on the … Continue reading

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By Those Who Practice Peace

Philippians 4:7 makes an interesting comment about peace: “And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.” Given my own background and religious beliefs, for a long time I did not … Continue reading

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