Category: Bob Walters

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Column: Flawed experience

Discovering the spirit in one’s own heart is no guarantee that one is responding to the right and true Spirit of God. It’s a great weakness of how modern Christianity markets itself: mimicking secular...

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Column: Describe a Christian

“They are not of the world, even as I am not of it.” John 17:16 “Do not conform to the pattern of this world …” Romans 12:2 What is it that is different about...

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Column: What in the World … ?

“[Christians] are in the world, but not of the world.” – Old saying that’s accurate but not exactly in the Bible or anywhere else. It’s been quite a summer. Here we sit, observing …...

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Column: This is progress?

Anglican theologian N.T. Wright’s latest book “Simply Good News” brilliantly re-asks the age-old-question, “Who’s in charge here, anyway?” Wright comments forthrightly and biblically on why the appearance of Jesus Christ in history is an...

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Column: What God’s trying to do

“You do not realize now what I am doing …” Jesus, quoted in John 13:7 Jesus continually spoke in parables to tell mankind who God is, what God does, and what the Kingdom of...

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Column: Lost in translation

“This man welcomes sinners …” – Luke 15:1 So said the Jewish leaders about Jesus in the Gospel of Luke, and it was not a compliment. Tax collectors and “sinners” – “prostitutes” is the...

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Column: A non-payable debt

Saint Peter, the excitable, knife-wielding, in-your-face apostle, was the first disciple to proclaim Jesus as the Messiah Christ, Son of the living God (Matthew 16:18). Elsewhere Peter often missed not only the point but...

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Column: What’s Missing, America

Americans celebrated our “endowed by our Creator” personal freedom and national independence this weekend with the Fourth of July. Our American life is so abundant, so filled up, so replete with opportunity, so tolerant,...

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Column: What’s Missing, Part 4

After 30 years away from church, one day I arrived back in church. And something clicked. Suddenly and unexpectedly, I became very serious about figuring out why Jesus mattered, because suddenly and unexpectedly He...