Category: Bob Walters

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Column: Acceptions made

A person passingly familiar with the Bible could mistakenly think Ecclesiastes in the Old Testament contains scripture’s most dismal, depressing and hopeless message. Repeatedly the book’s narrator, seemingly an aging, bitter King Solomon –...

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Column: Perfectly understandable

Most of the time in this space I prefer to write about Christ rather than Christians because Christ is perfect. Christians are not. While Christian flaws are rampant, it’s hard to find anyone possessing...

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Column: What are you crying about?

Jesus wept. Peter wept. Mary wept. Overwhelmed by love. Devastated by shame. Consumed with mourning. From Genesis to Revelation, there is a whole lot of crying in the Bible for a whole lot of...

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Column: Renewed interest

If there is a common refrain among non-believers regarding heaven, with its eternal worship, praise, fellowship and participation in the glory of God, it is this: “It sure must be boring up there.” Endless...

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Opinion: Keep growing

“…when you walk with God, every day is an adventure.” – Ray Stedmen, preacher We are pretty much stuck here in the world. Not stuck in the same perpetual place, mind you, but stuck...

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Column: Keep praying

“And so we will be with the Lord forever.” – Paul, 1 Thessalonians 4:17. It’s easy to lose perspective. In modern humanity’s daily drumbeat madness of schedules, responsibilities, trials, distractions, temptations, opportunities, intrusions, chores,...

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Column: Keep looking

“Quaeramus inventium” … let us search after Him who has been found. – St. Augustine, Tractate 63, commentary on John 13:33 The rhetorically gifted country pastor told a hilarious joke about a Saturday night...

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Column: Christmas, continued

“Trust life. We do not live it alone. God lives with us.” – Father Alfred Delp SJ, Christmas Eve, 1944, on the wall of his Nazi prison cell near Berlin. Father Delp’s hands were...

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Column: Christmas confidence

“And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them, and they were sore afraid.” – Luke 2:9 (King James Version) This familiar passage...

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Column: Giving away a secret

It’s pretty normal to ask someone, “What did you get for Christmas?” It’s pretty not-normal to ask, “What did you give for Christmas?” Which question reveals the truer spirit of Christ?  Which reveals the...