Author Archives: pxsarkany

Do You Give Yourself to This Program?

“When we’re finished with you, you will no longer be David Webb…” — I don’t know how familiar you are with the “Big Men” of American folklore. The cast contains the likes of Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, Johnny Appleseed, Paul … Continue reading

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Glorious Now, Behold Him Arise!

Ghost likes to give me a really hard time over the fact that I like to sing Christmas carols, well, any time of year. For example today I was listening to We Three Kings, (Birch Tree Project‘s version). But ultimately, … Continue reading

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Flowers in the Road Cones

Right now my beloved Twin Cities church is heading out for their fourth annual retreat. They sent out myriad updates about the snowy conditions, and many cautions to drive carefully, much as they had to do two years ago. — … Continue reading

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The Rings: “Remember when you were slaves in Egypt”

My aunt tells me we come from a long line of preachers. I’m not sure quite how far back that line goes, but I do know that my grandma is a preacher up in the Upper Peninsula. A while back … Continue reading

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Social Change

So about four if not five years or six ago, when I was in undergrad, one guy – let’s call him Ace – who’s very dynamic and charismatic, and I respect a lot, told us this epic history of Western … Continue reading

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Long-forgotten Gold

Far over the misty mountains cold To dungeons deep and caverns old We must away, ere break of day To claim our long-forgotten gold –JRRT Stay home, little hobbit. There is no gold in the mountains. Stay home And then … Continue reading

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Biblical Pairings

I had a small group leader once who declared that for any individual he could find a beer that that person would like. He was quite the beer connoisseur. People our group also loved chocolate, and cheese, and so on, … Continue reading

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