Lighten Up: Jesus Makes Things Hard

jesus makes things hardMaybe Mark Driscoll is on to something. I guess Jesus really does want to make someone bleed. ;)

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I guess Greg’s editor doesn’t follow his instructions very well.  :) Greg is a great theologian and apologist but he’s not the most brilliant when it comes to technology.

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