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Posted by Ron Lawler on

    While the temptation to jump ahead in Ecclesiastes is strong, our discoveries escalate if we, step-by-step, follow Solomon’s recipe for life on planet Earth (“under the sun”). Step one of his recipe is to cover the student with meaningless repetitions of...

Foundations
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    Gifted writers tempt their audience with powerful openings leaving footprints on our souls. Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities begins, “It was the best of times, and it was the worst of times…” George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four teases...

You Can Know!
Posted by Ron Lawler on

    In the late ’70s, Cheryl and I moved to Moses Lake, WA, to start a church. One of the first things that must be addressed when starting a church is to determine where you are going to meet. I investigated every lead I could find. Someone suggested that I check out an...

Nailed It!
Posted by Ron Lawler on

    Once upon a time (true story), I was interviewing a man about membership in the local church. I usually explore an individual's understanding of the Gospel with two, shall we call them, story questions.   The first question I call a “story question&rdquo...