An Advent Reflection

What was started in Bethlehem is still going on today as the Word of God, Jesus, the love of God made flesh at Christmas, continues to speak to us through word, songs, and our compassion for our neighbors, writes the Rev. Deborah Coble Wise. Read more

Dec 11, 2014 5:45 PM Deborah Coble Wise

Pinked

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Pinked!

In a ruined load of laundry, the Rev. Deborah Coble Wise finds a parable for the number-one spiritual ailment of the 21st century -- people's inability to let go of their guilt over past sins. Read more

May 4, 2014 7:02 PM Deborah Coble Wise

Scrubbing

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Sometimes You Gotta Do It 'Old School'

Getting a good assessment on how things are in life and faith sometimes requires getting down on our knees, writes the Rev. Deborah Coble Wise. Read more

Feb 5, 2013 3:41 PM Deborah Coble Wise

Jesus Walks on Water

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Inundated

Awash in a sea of advertising, the Rev. Deborah Coble Wise pleads for Christians to keep our eyes on Jesus, especially during the holiday season, to avoid sinking beneath the waves of commercialism. Read more

Nov 17, 2012 6:48 PM Deborah Coble Wise

What Momma Knew and Why It Really Does Matter!

The Rev. Deborah Coble Wise recounts sights about how to practice faith today that she learned from speakers at the Wild Goose Festival in North Carolina. Read more

Jul 2, 2012 8:08 PM Deborah Coble Wise

About this Blog

Reprints from "49 and Holding," the blog of the Rev. Deborah Coble Wise.

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