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Subscribe via iTunes or Google In this series, Kurt will explore Paul’s worldview concerning God and creation. What did Paul have in the background? How did this affect how he would think about Adam and Eve? Then, we will end our series looking at Romans…

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I’ve lived most my life in the Silicon Valley, a place many consider the epicenter of innovation in the technology age. My uncle worked for IBM when I was a kid. I remember his dark blue coffee mug with that simple and emphatic logo. At the time, IBM was…

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Nothing spells summer fun quite like a Greek reading group, right? The scene: Friday morning, 7:30 am. A coffee shop in the south end of Regina. Three people sit down to cups of tea, armed with Greek New Testaments and a lexicon. Let the fun begin! I am…

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A couple of weeks ago I sat in the front row at University Bookstore with my friend Sara. She got there early to save seats for us; I got there just in time to thank her for being so on time and on top of it. Soon, after conversations with each other and…

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We all want to be our self. To find a place of satisfaction with who we are. Yet, the place of satisfaction feels so elusive. Why? To be satisfied with my self, I need to know myself Who is my true self? I work hard in life, producing results in a timely…

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Subscribe via iTunes or Google In this series, Kurt will explore Paul’s worldview concerning God and creation. What did Paul have in the background? How did this affect how he would think about Adam and Eve? Then, we will end our series looking at Romans…

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[Kurt Note: This is one of the most helpful reflections about one’s experience in seminary that I’ve read. The ideas in this piece, apply to many arenas of life, even if you never go to seminary yourself!] I remember my first seminary class: The Trinity…

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Subscribe via iTunes or Google In this episode, Kurt talks about empire criticism. Some scholars are skeptics. Others are over-sold. So, how do we engage Paul and empire in a way Paul would recognize? This episode offers 4 guiding principles for…

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Alternatively titled: “In which I state the obvious, because sometimes the obvious must be said.” Disclaimer: I do White, North American,  Male theology.  It only seems fair to let you know.  If others are told, or feel that they need to put a qualifier…

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I had a difficult childhood. My parents divorced when I was young, and mom found refuge in a new man: an abusive man. He drank. He raged. He hit, kicked, pulled hair. He threatened. He cursed. He apologized. And the cycle of violence continued. Until,…
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