Howard Snyder - Seedbed Farms

Howard Snyder

Ecology of Church and Kingdom

Angel Hosts

Lord God of Hosts!

In Ephesians Paul speaks of “principalities and powers” (KJV), or “rulers and authorities” (NRSV). In Ephesians 3:10 Paul writes that God’s plan is that “through the church the […]

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Welfare State

Welfare for the Rich?

Should Christians support welfare for the rich? It might make sense. If the rich get richer, everyone benefits. Pour water into a cup long enough and it flows […]

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Gold leaves of autumn New buds in spring Summer’s warm magic Winter’s cold ring— Coming and going Time’s rise and fall Years building ages Time touching all— So […]

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FIve Ways Science is Spiritual

Advent may be a good time to think about the spirituality of science. Genuine science is not really secular, but spiritual. Think about its spirituality. Here are five […]

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Monarch Butterfly

Is History Linear or Cyclical?

        It is not accurate to say the Bible gives us a linear, not cyclical, worldview or view of history. Scripture combines both. God’s redemptive […]

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Does Anything Mean Anything?

Is meaning correspondence and signification—one thing in relation to something else? “Meaningless! Meaningless! Everything is meaningless. What has been will be again, what has been done will be […]

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Twelve Fun Wesley Myths

1. John Wesley rose at 5:00 a.m. everyday. Fact: Wesley’s pattern varied according to circumstances, and particularly when he was traveling, as he often was. Frequently he would […]

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