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My Life

I’m not in Africa starting a new church every week. Most days, I face nothing remotely life-threatening. I’ve recovered from leukemia and a marrow transplant better than most people do, and my “new normal” is a lot like my old … Continue reading

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Ephesians for House Churches: Why We’re Trying Too Hard

This is not the only overall message of Ephesians, but it’s probably the most critical one for house churches. Deep breath. Rub my hands together. Here’s my attempt at a short, to-the-point, yet helpful 400-meter dash through Ephesians. Ready? You … Continue reading

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Letter of Ignatius to the Ephesians: Chapter Two

If you haven’t been following this series, it begins with Ignatius’ introduction 3 or 4 posts ago on June 28. The Text of Ignatius’ Letter to the Ephesians 2 We’re on chapter 2 today. It reads as follows: As to … Continue reading

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The Letter of Ignatius of Antioch to the Ephesians, Introduction

This letter is taken from THE ANTE-NICENE FATHERS, Volume I, and updated to modern language. The original translation is about 120 years old and is in university-style English. We’ll begin with the introduction by Ignatius, and then there’s 21 chapters … Continue reading

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