A moment of clarity.

My academic roots are in communication. I’ve spent years trying to clarify and illustrate and explain and mediate. At my best, I’m only partially successful. Of course, most of us aren’t much better. The biblical account traces this confusion back to a place known as Babel. Humans were ignoring God’s direction to spread out. They […]

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A moment of clarity.

My academic roots are in communication. I’ve spent years trying to clarify and illustrate and explain and mediate. At my best, I’m only partially successful. Of course, most of us aren’t much better. The biblical account traces this confusion back to a place known as Babel. Humans were ignoring God’s direction to spread out. They […]

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Specifically everywhere.

Those of us who talk about God often talk about God being omnipresent, or everywhere. This is one of three omnis, the other two being omniscient (all knowing) and omnipotent (all powerful). When we talk about God being everywhere, there is a sense of size and of spiritual presence, but there is also a vagueness. […]

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Look it up yourself

I was going to write about several places that the Holy Spirit is mentioned in the Bible. I started to search Biblegateway.com with “Holy Spirit” and “Spirit of God” and “My Spirit.” And then I stopped to think. Yesterday I told you that Jesus said the Spirit would teach the disciples and remind them of […]

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You aren’t going to be alone.

If you had trained a team that was heading to a storm-devastated area, you’d give them as much information as you could. You’d put them through experiences that would help them understand what they would be facing. You’d prepare their hearts for the responses of the people they were going to help. You’d explain the […]

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