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  • What is a Noble Subject?
    What is a Noble Subject?
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    Why do we call our Tribe, “Noble Subjects?”  I use the term "Subject" to differentiate our Christian experience from the cultural grid of a republic. 

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  • Chaos
    Chaos
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    I just received an email from a Noble Subject celebrating the beauty of her family's life.  I had to smile.  A year ago, her emails were dripping with pain at the violence with which everything familiar was being ripped apart.

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  • Would You Trim Someone's Fingernails?
    Would You Trim Someone's Fingernails?
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    Years ago, I read a story about a lady who really, really got it when it came to being life giving. She took hospice patients as her playing field. 

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  • A DIFFERENT KIND OF PREDATOR
    A DIFFERENT KIND OF PREDATOR
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    Fred is a member of a church in Latin America.  He got saved as a young adult, spent a few years growing in his knowledge of the Lord, and was predictably requested to serve in different capacities in the church ...

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  • Clarifying the Welfare Spirit Concept
    Clarifying the Welfare Spirit Concept
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    In the discussion of my most recent blog, someone brought up the fact that nurture from others is legitimate.I agree.

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  • Why Some Events are Not Recorded
    Why Some Events are Not Recorded
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    In the 1950s personal ministry was not a “thing” in most churches.  Today it is.On the one hand there is immense benefit for a host of people who need more than a one-size-fits-all sermon.  On the other hand, it has had a hugely toxic effect on believers in general and on our nation as a whole. 

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  • 4.  Eldering:  The First Value
    4. Eldering: The First Value
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    When Jesus healed the man born blind, He deliberately did it on the Sabbath in order to massively offend the Jewish leadership, on purpose.  He was confronting their core value and that brought out their fury.

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  • Two Beauties
    Two Beauties
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    Hurricane Dorian won’t send either rain or wind this far inland, but it sure did share its super abundance of critters.   Not only was it difficult to get anything done at work today, relationships were getting frayed. 

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  • 3. Eldering: How Jesus Did It
    3. Eldering: How Jesus Did It
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    Jesus’ progression through the sequence of mothering, fathering and eldering is quite obvious.

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  • Beauty in Defiance
    Beauty in Defiance
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    I stopped at the Subway near the office for a six-inch roast beef on Italian herbs and cheese. 

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