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Clarence, Get Me Back! I Want to Live Again!

Well, this certainly has been an exciting experiment! But to be perfectly honest, as they say, I have seen enough. Whereas Frank Capra’s George Bailey was granted the experience (thanks to his guardian angel!) of seeing what life would be … Continue reading

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Why Does Christ Say His Yoke Is Easy?

Every couple of years I ask my students: Can any of you think of a set of rules or instructions about how to live that would make life easier than those which are embodied under the name of Christianity? And … Continue reading

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