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Reading 5 – Esther 4:1-8

The news has broken.  Does it seem strange to anyone else that Esther seems to be the only one who doesn’t know what’s going on? Why might that be?  What do you think about Mordecai’s reaction to this whole thing? After all, isn’t the situation kind of his fault? Or isn’t it?

OSFGroup Reflections

4th Reading – Esther 3

What a political book this is! The factions are starting to align, and the main conflict is being set up.  What can we tell about Haman from this chapter? What is his deal? Is Mordecai’s response justified?  Also, do you see any consistencies or inconsistencies in the way individual rebellion is dealt with in this… Continue reading 4th Reading – Esther 3

Great Cloud of Witnesses, Milestones, questions, Seasonal

Forgive me

How is it that Christians are still so divided along color lines that in almost half a century, a missionary kid like me never heard of the actual "Father of Modern Missions"? Or if I did, it was never in those terms, and I don't remember it?

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The Hilarity of Heaven

Actually, I don't know that much about the hilarity of Heaven, but it sounded like a thing. In fact, I believe it is a thing, contrary to what some of you may have supposed I thought, after you read last week's post. I should probably state clearly, while this blog is still relatively new, that I have not the ability,… Continue reading The Hilarity of Heaven