The Desert Sanctuary

Spirit * Soul * Body

I used to walk to the pulpit and hold up the Bible and say, “I have nothing of value to say except what is written in this book.”  I now regret saying that for a variety of reasons that might become apparent if you have read my book, “Apparent Faith,” or heard me speak lately.  …

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What a privilege to chat with Brad Jersak.  We talked about his new book “A More Christlike Way” but also about Church, the Bible and Water to Wine.  Brad did an excellent job of talking about complex issues is a concise way.  We squeezed a lot into the interview!  I hope you enjoy it!   All …

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New Landing Page: http://www.quoir.com/apparent-faith.html Several years ago I began to question whether I could be certain any longer about some of the things I was sure of.  By reflecting on being a father, I was able to re-evaluate Father God and what I believed.  It resulted in a more loving, less retributive view of God …

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I was fortunate to be able to talk to my friend Keith Giles and ask him the questions I wanted to ask him.  So, this is not your typical interview, it’s just the questions that were burning in my mind.  We did Talk about his new book, Jesus Unveiled, that will be out June 9th. To find …

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     “It’s no what I did, It’s what I didn’t do”  George Jones (I realize that I just took “No Show Jones” out of context, but hopefully it sticks in your mind, like it did for me.) So far, most of the things I have discussed were the things that happened leading up to …

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Most of the religious traditions I have been exposed to promote a literal view of Scripture. Most people in these traditions are quick to point out that a literal view is not a wooden view. Jesus doesn’t literally believe he is a door – it’s a metaphor. I agree, we certainly must account for figures …

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