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If you’ve ever wondered where the “Hooker with a Heart of Gold” trope comes from—you know, that prostitute character in movies and books that surprises everyone by displaying a great deal of integrity and compassion, like Vivian from Pretty Woman or Miss Kitty from Gunsmoke—well, today’s your lucky day. And if not, well, then IContinue reading “Surprise! God Loves and Chooses Hookers, Too!”
Last week, when I introduced our summer sermon series—Surprise: Encountering God in Unexpected People, Places, Things, and Situations—I mentioned that part of the reason that I was drawn to this topic was because it gives us the ability to explore some of the weirder stories in the Bible that don’t get included in the NarrativeContinue reading “Angels, Diviners, and Donkeys–Oh My!”
In a letter written from prison in 1656, George Fox—the founder of Quakerism—wrote: “And this is the word of the Lord God to you all, and a charge to you all in the presence of the living God: be patterns, be examples in all countries, places, islands, nations, wherever you come, that your carriage andContinue reading “Surprise! Jacob Wrestles God.”