Category Archives: Institutional Religion

God Bless You and Your Ministry, Pastor Berman

Pastor Berman, I want to thank you for your comment on the “Who is Ronald Goetz?” page. I took the initiative to check out your Christian Life Fellowship website. Your congregation has an vibrant ministry to multiple age groups, a ministry that I’m … Continue reading

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Who We Really Are: Perfectly One in the Father and the Son

Simple as A B C One notable feature of John’s writings is his use of equivalencies, of simple logical strands like A=B, A=C, B=C.  Or you might find A=B, but -A ≠ B. These equations are virtually mathematical in their … Continue reading

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Justice Review: The Prophet Micah

Sometimes we need to review the basics. With that in mind, let’s look at one of the straight-up justice passages from the Hebrew prophet, Micah. With what shall I enter Yahweh’s presence and bow down before God All-high? Shall I enter … Continue reading

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