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The Church and Charlottesville: Our Call to Confession and Clarity

(This is the end of a sermon preached at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church of Millersville. The text was John 3:16, and the first part emphasized God’s infinite and inclusive love for each of us and for the world, the kosmos … Continue reading

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Grace Alone (Really), and Jesus the Firefighter

“I made a decision for Jesus.” “I invited Jesus into my heart.” We Christians want so badly to take some credit for our salvation.  For all of our talk about being saved by grace, statements like the two above give … Continue reading

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