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Sacred and Secular?

It is widely acknowledged that some of the early church fathers, such as Justin Martyr, Clement of Alexandria, Origen, Jerome, and even Augustine, were partially influenced by Greek philosophy, particularly Plato’s metaphysical philosophy of splitting reality into two realms: an upper level of atemporal, immaterial ideals, and a lower level of temporal, physical matter.[1] The higher level is called Form …Continue reading →

Quenchable Wisdom

Layers of truth unravel with time. Tears of regret await those who demand not to stay another night. Does honesty smell of home? Of fresh bread baking? Of apple pies on the windowsill? Of the echo of a child’s laughter playing ping-pong in the hall? Or is it blinded by the stench of burnt compromise that stings the eyes, chokes …Continue reading →

Prayer of Blessing

LORD, we ask that You would hear our prayer and adopt our son as Your son so that from an early age Nathanael Joseph DeLagneau may know who he is in You—a redeemed sinner in Christ Jesus. May he know that when Your Spirit resides in him, You will neither leave him nor forsake him. May he be a godly …Continue reading →

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