Category Archives: sin

The Cross: Restoring Humanity to Factory Settings

Jesus came to reset us to our “factory settings”. The Incarnation can be seen in this modern digital parable of restoration – just a contemporary way of seeing the coming of a New Earth as a fulfillment of the garden of Eden. Continue reading

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Mystery

To remove mystery reduces God and our universe and our potential down to the level of our current knowledge and purely human imagination.
Our imagination extended by the Spirit of God extends what we know in our four dimensions by unsounded vastness. Continue reading

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Loving a Cartel Killer – Part 6 (final

There I stood, at one end of the Mexican prison yard, holding 17 year old Alejandro in my arms. He had insisted on telling me the story of his short life, confessing murder, and had obtained forgiveness at the foot of the Cross. Continue reading

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Loving a Cartel Killer – Part 5

There was blood on his hands, and his confession was a plea for punishment and forgiveness from a father he had never known. Continue reading

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Loving a Cartel Killer – Part 4

He stood in pitch black for more than two weeks, standing in his own and other’s raw sewege. And he took off his shoes to show me the scars from infected lacerations on his feet. Continue reading

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Loving a Cartel Killer – Part 3

I knew where this was going, and he did too. I can assure you, I didn’t have to prove to him that he had sin all over him: he knew that all on his own. And he knew that something supernatural to happen, because there was no other way out for him. The blood of his victims cried out for redemption.
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Loving a Cartel Killer – Part 2

Our soccer game was about to start: cartel criminals vs our international group of saints. Sacrificially, I traded my tennis shoes for flip-flops so my Swiss-Italian friend could play. I suppose he’d have preferred to be in on the ministry … Continue reading

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Jam Omelets

When I was a little boy in Italy, they used to make jam omelets for us. You put lots of jam or marmalade into the omelet and that sweet, wonderful filling just oozes out as you eat it. It’s all about the sweet, warm filling! Continue reading

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Where To Start?

The world seems to be falling apart all around us. But there is hope. There is a great voice calling to us, rallying us to come alive. The voice of such great power and bandwidth that by a vibration it created all the universe. No dictator , politician or president can resist the voice of God himself, calling us to greatness. Continue reading

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