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What is A Contemplative Bible Study? Pt. 2: Mountains, Metaphor, and Meditation

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What is A Contemplative Bible Study? Pt. 2: Mountains, Metaphor, and Meditation Last week I retreated with a group of fellow believers at a Franciscan Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  This retreat is the final in a series of retreats … Continue reading

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What is a “Contemplative” Bible Study?

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Our culture is, perhaps, the most distracted and disengaged culture in human history. New York Times Journalist, Tony Schwartz, recently noticed how distracted he’s become when trying to read a book – something an award-winning Journalist and author ought to … Continue reading

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One Ounce of Prevention . . . Kids and Porn

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“One ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This axiom, credited to Benjamin Franklin, is as true today as it was then.  Especially if you want to help your kids steer clear of pornography. This quick post is … Continue reading

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