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07.08.18
Super Spiritual | 2 Corinthians 12:1-10
Roger Nelson
In 1977 at a small public high school in Orange City, Iowa there was a revival. Renee ~ a good friend and great student ~ started a Bible study and prayer group. Soon a whole host of my classmates were reading scripture, talking about spiritual...

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07.01.18
Generativity | 2 Corinthians 8:1-15
Roger Nelson
For a few days every spring I join three seminary classmates to talk about where we're at, how we're doing, and who we are. We share struggles, success, try to tell the truth, listen, eat, encourage, and laugh. We've been friends for better than...

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06.24.18
With Open Hearts | 2 Corinthians 6:1-13
Roger Nelson
The Reformed Church in America is tearing itself apart over same-sex marriage and the place of gay members as Elders, Deacons, or Pastors. There are two well organized and financed advocacy groups at opposite ends of the spectrum. The Gospel...

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06.17.18
Point of View | 2 Corinthians 5:16-21
Roger Nelson
John Mayer, a quirky guitar-slinger/songwriter, has a couplet buried in a song that’s on repeat in my brain. The song is "Stop This Train." The couplet is at the end of this verse: So scared of getting older I'm only good at...

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06.10.18
The Weight of Glory | 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:5
Roger Nelson
Stephen Asma, a philosophy professor at Columbia, "pompously" (his word) lectured a class of undergraduates about the incoherence of religious faith and the coherence of scientific rationalism. But, the next day a shy student approached...

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06.03.18
Common, Cracked, and Called | 2 Corinthians 4:5-12
Roger Nelson
With a lifetime of church potlucks under my belt I'm a connoisseur of seven-layer salad. As I understand it you start with lettuce and add subsequent layers of tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, sweet peas, hard boiled eggs, and sharp cheddar cheese ~...

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