Dear Fellow 1.5-ers,

If God had a favorite word, a case could be made for that word being love or grace or believe.  But, there’s a word in the Bible that communicates more about the character of God and His priorities better than the three words listed above.  

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Dear Fellow 1.5-ers,

A refugee from the kingdom of Lost stealthily entered the country of Found in search of safety and life for his family.  He, his wife, and their three small children had been on the move for months dodging alloyed hail and starvation.  They had heard the country

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Dear Fellow 1.5ers,

This is a story of redemption.  It includes some embellishments because it’s a hunting story, and like all good hunting (and fishing) stories, lying is necessary for it to be true to the genre.  

I have a city-friend who married a country-girl.  His father-in-law is a

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Dear Fellow 1.5-ers,

In our home, we have two adults plus three children plus one dog and that equals eternal laundry.  It never ends.  My wife works at it.  Washes it. Dries it.  Folds it.  Puts it away.  Repeat.  Often we keep an Everest-like mound of laundry on our love

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Dear Fellow 1.5ers,

I have a retired neighbor whose full-time hobby is manicuring his yard, so, of course, his yard is immaculate.  He mows in the rain and in the drought.  He dresses up his flower beds constantly. He artistically shapes his hedge bushes.  His flowers radiate color and vitality. 

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Dear Fellow 1.5-ers,

Good music crawls into your soul, strikes the tuning fork of your heart, and resonates with your whole being.  Good music just does that; it’s almost magical.  You could name those singers or bands or songs that have somehow penetrated your marrow.  It’s incredible what kind of

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Dear 1.5ers,

In 1969 the Rolling Stones released the album Let It Bleed and included on the album was a song titled “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.” The album was a hit, but the song was met with half-hearted enthusiasm by fans and the masses.  In 1973, the

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Dear 1.5ers,

There’s much in this world worth annihilating. Pistachios. Iced coffee. TV shows starring the Kardashians. Tags in underwear. Tofu. And, seasonal allergies.

Then there’s real stuff that needs to die. Cancer. Alzheimer’s. AIDS. Homelessness and poverty.

Then there are those evils that can only be snuffed out by

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Dear 1.5-ers,

Last weekend I won. Not a game. Not a gamble. No, I won parenting. I sat my five-year-old son down, and we watched A New Hope (that’s Star Wars Episode IV originally released in 1977). Together, we hung on every word Luke spoke, and we watched as light

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I’m calling this weekly blog Adam 1.5 which draws its meaning from Romans 5:12-21 and draws its explanation from Romans 7:14-25. Using these passages, I want to explain what’s “in” this blog’s name, and by doing so, I hope clearly to share the aim of this blog.

Since my name

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Upcoming Events

The S.T.A.R.S. will meet on Thursday, April 27, at 10:30 a.m. in the YAC. David Hogg will be our speaker. Afterwards, we will head over to Shoney’s for a buffet style lunch to celebrate the 2017 birthdays. 

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