Monthly Archives: May 2019

Here and Now: Taoism

​I have decided to write a post about Taoism because it not only extends our realization of how longstanding the belief in here-and-now living is, but through Taoism we see such living through the lens of a Far Eastern religion. The … Continue reading

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Here and Now: Hinduism/Buddhism

Hinduism is thought by some to be the oldest religion in the world. [1]. Buddhism grew out of Hinduism, so even though they have their differences, it is possible to speak of similarities as well.  One similarity is their emphasis … Continue reading

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Here and Now: The Perennial Tradition

It is easy to forget that there was what we might call “religion before the religions.” Scholars are not agreed whether Zoroastrianism or Hinduism is the oldest world religion, but they are generally agreed that no matter which was actually … Continue reading

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Here and Now: New Creation

​Since I professed faith in Jesus Christ in 1963, my favorite Bible verse has been 2 Corinthians 5:17–“If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, the new has come. ” [1] In … Continue reading

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Here and Now: Apostolic Enactment

Jesus created a ripple effect for here-and-now living that continues to the end of the New Testament.  Today I offer only a scratch-the-surface illustration through a few mountain-peak passages where living in the now is emphasized… Paul: “And now faith, … Continue reading

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