Category Archives: Creative Expressions

“We’re Going Up”

Many years ago I taught an Old Testament Survey course in the local church fellowship we were a part of.  As I was preparing for my class on the book of Joshua, I was musing on the spiritual typology of … Continue reading

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What Do I See?

As a compliment to my previous post, What Did the Angels See?, I wanted to follow up with an expression of my own personal perspective on the birth of Christ.  I’d like to do so by sharing the lyrics of … Continue reading

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“Fullness and Truth” and Other Inspirations of Evan Bolton

A week ago, our family had the joy of joining in the celebration of our second oldest son, Evan’s, wedding. We had quite the road trip to Topeka, Kansas, where his bride, Katie, grew up (logging some 3,100 miles in … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter (“Christ the Center” series revisited – Part 3)

As we consider the next definition for the word “center”, we will look into the very heart of the matter of the centrality of Christ: the supreme place that the Eternal Son holds in the Heart, Soul, Mind and Will … Continue reading

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Just One

Last year at this time, Cheryl McGrath, my son, Evan, and I collaborated on a “3D” post called, “The Word Became Flesh” – A Collaboration of Poetic Reflection.  It was a joint leap of faith to trust the Lord for … Continue reading

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“The Calf-Path” – by Sam Walter Foss (A pre-series post)

I am presently working on a series of posts: “Tradition, Scripture and the Church”. I plan to post part one next week.  As an “appetizer” for that series, I’d like to share one of my favorite poems with you, “The … Continue reading

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A Grandfather’s Poem and Rare Footage of the Underground Church in China

One of the rich blessings of the Principles Book that was highlighted in last week’s post is that it draws from the present-day experiences of the underground churches in China, North Korea and Iran and shows the same spiritual life … Continue reading

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