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Missio on Gen. 11: Bible, Babble, and Babel

It’s hard not to feel like I live in Babylon, a city of spiraling success and ever-increasing reach.  The Bible’s popular etymology for the name is bluntly mocking: “Now the whole earth had one language and the same words. And … more »

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Missio on Joseph: Names to Remember

I love names.  We see names all the time: book titles, street names, foreign cities, etc. Every word has such a rich meaning and the further you understand the name, the further you really know it – the essence of … more »

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