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Let the Past Be the Past by Ed Dunn

Past and future veil God from our sight; let them both be burned up with fire. – Rumi, 13th Century Persian Poet Life can give us such precious moments - a wedding day, closing on a first-home purchase, the birth of a child, a high school or college graduation – all of these events can remain with us as some of the best memories we can experience in life. Life can also present us with such difficulty and heartache at times - a bitter and contentious divorce, a financial mishap, parenting miss-steps which may have led to strained relationships with our children, health challenges and accidents – these types of events can reside with ...

This Month at PTM – January 2022

Watch a short video by Ed Dunn as he updates us on the latest from Christianity Without the Religion and Plain Truth Ministries. https://vimeo.com/659464099

January 2022

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Articles: The Narrow Way of Grace – pg. 1 Let the Past Be the Past – pg. 2 Getting Past Your Past – pg. 5 Plain People Doctor – pg. 7 Quotes & Connections – pg. 8

The Joy of Thanksgiving by Ed Dunn

Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before him with thanksgiving… (Psalm 95:1-3, NIV) Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is. – Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea An amazing thing happens when we offer thanksgiving to God. When we give God enjoyment, our own hearts are filled with joy. - William Law I can still remember several unmistakable signs that Thanksgiving Day would soon be upon us. I remember a cold so bracing I thought I caught the scent of ice in the air with each deep breath. I recall the smokey ...

November 2021

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Articles: The New Math of the Gospel of John – pg. 1 The Joy of Thanksgiving – pg. 2 Money Can't Buy Me Love – pg. 5 I Wonder – pg. 7 Quotes & Connections – pg. 8

CWR video – Ed Dunn – “The Great Verb Exchange”

Short 2 minute video with Ed Dunn.

Christ is Our Strength Within – By Ed Dunn

Friend and Partner Letter from September 2021 Just as his insights graced our September 2020 letter, Ed Dunn returns to write our letter for September 2021. Ed is one of our key staff members, and he wears many hats. He contributes as a Board Member, a blogger, writer, and most recently, as the host of our monthly video This Month at PTM. He works with electronic and digital systems in our fulfillment center, and is one of the voices those who call 1-800-309-4466 hear. Ed is an uplifting co-worker who enriches our office team and a fellow Friend and Partner with all of you, another team member who shares this ongoing work with you. We thank ...

September 2021

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Articles: Remembering 9-11 in the Wake of 2020 – pg. 1 We Believe – pg. 2 Think on These Things – pg. 5 Forgiveness and Apologies – pg. 7 Quotes & Connections – pg. 8

June 2021

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Brad Jersak: Papa's Love & Frightful Warnings– pg. 2 Ed Dunn: Can We Talk?– pg. 5 Rachel Ramer: "Shame On You!" Really?– pg. 6 Greg Albrecht: The Bride of Christ – pg. 7

May 2021

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Articles: What Is and Who Is the Church? – pg. 1 Break It Up – pg. 2 My Two "Moms" – pg. 5 Buzzy – pg. 7 Quotes & Connections – pg. 8

April 2021

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Greg Albrecht: When Jesus Rode into Town– pg. 2 Laura Urista: The Heart of the Matter– pg. 4 Ed Dunn: Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled– pg. 5 Brad Jersak: Pastoral Perspective – pg. 7

March 2021

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Articles: The Crux of Our Faith – pg. 1 A Far, Far Better Rest – pg. 2 When I AM Lifted Up – pg. 5 Places I've Been – pg. 7 Quotes & Connections – pg. 8

January 2021

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Articles: Learning Pandemic Lessons – pg. 1 Here Comes the Dreamer – pg. 2 I Must Confess – pg. 5 My Sister Claretha – pg. 7 Quotes & Connections – pg. 8

December 2020

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Greg Albrecht: God Is With Us– pg. 3 Brad Jersak: Phenomenal Cosmic Powers– pg. 8 Ed Dunn: The Season of Lights – pg. 10 Laura Urista: Christmas Presence – pg. 12 Richard Rohr: Centered in the Presence – pg. 14 Brad Jersak: Love or Syrupy Sentimentalism? -pg. 15

“Break It Up” by Ed Dunn

We received a distressing email from our Mom the other day. Both the tone and the content of her words were uncharacteristic, and alarmed my brothers and sisters and me to a point of picking up the phone. Over a series of calls at different times, we needed to make sure she was okay. Our Mom’s message expressed a deep concern for everything that’s been happening in our nation today - the political divides, the racial divides, the economic divides, and the fact that no one seems to be listening to anyone, anymore. She lamented how far we’ve come, so fast, and that, not in a positive direction. She then went on to worry about the world her ...