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Wednesday Rewind Roundup 10/16/2013

wednesday rewind 10/16/2013

About half a month ago I did a little experiment for Wednesday rewind. I asked people to share an old post they had written, perhaps rewrite it a bit or update it and if they did I would share a link to it on a page on the blog. This is a great way to have a permanent collection of peoples writings as well as a chance for people to catch any items they missed.

So without further ado. Here is the round up.

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What Are You Focussed On?

Phil Schomber followed up his last #WednesdayRewind (The Fall within the biblical Narrative) and now shared the end of that series. This post is about what it’s like living in a fallen world and how we should live in a fallen world.

It’s Friday…

Bill Kraski also shared a post about focus as well! In Bill’s post he thinks about how often our focus is on getting away from things rather than what we have to look forward to. Although he starts by thinking about the classic expression TGIF, he soon delves into the bible and some examples there.

Faith in Adversity

Shawn Mullin shared a piece of Biblical fiction for her post today but that doesn’t mean there is nothing for you to take out of it. One of the great things about this post is she has edited it for the rewind and feels that it’s better now. I never saw the original so I can’t really comment but it’s a great look at the woman who couldn’t stop bleeding.

Daddy, Carry Me!

Tim Young shares a real story from a hiking trip he went on with his family. I won’t spoil the events but he ends by reflecting on how the Father responds to us in similar situations.

New Jerusalem 

Don Martin shares three aspects or characteristics about the New Jerusalem in his rewind post this week. As he explains the characteristics he links to bible verses that are relevant to each characteristic to help make his point.

What I Wished Atheist Complained About

This is a post I wrote earlier this year with a deliberately inflammatory title. I thought about the most common complaints I hear from Atheist and how the complaints about the early Christians were so different. It made me wonder in what areas I, and the church in general, are missing the mark and need to be different.

 

My big revelation from this weeks collection of #WednesdayRewind posts is that within our community we have an ecclectic mix of people, blogs and writings. Some people share stories from their own life and take out biblical ideas, some do deep bible studies, some write biblical fiction and a lot of people do multiple formats! Sometimes it’s easy to miss what your community is really like until you sit down with a collection like this.

If you have time check out some of the posts about and drop a comment.

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About Chris Wilson

I'm a 27 English as a foreign language Teacher based in Badajoz in Spain. I also run the Christian Bloggers community and enjoy writing in my free time.

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  1. Chris, thanks once more for gathering and summarizing the rewinds. I will check out some of them today.

  2. Great idea to pool all these together in one spot, Chris! I hope to remember to post something for the next #WednesdayRewind…

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