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Ken Sehested

Ken Sehested
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Ken Sehested is the editor/author of the online journal, prayer&politiks. He served as founding director of the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America (1984) and as founding co-pastor of Circle of Mercy Congregation in Asheville, NC (2001). An award-winning activist and author, his most recent books are Peace Primer II: Quotes from Jewish, Christian and Islamic Scripture & Tradition (published by the Baptist Peace Fellowship) and two collections of litanies, prayers and poems, In the Land of the Living and In the Land of the Willing (Wipf & Stock).

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Marriage and Food: The Intra-Church Struggle Continues—1 Timothy 4:1-5

Lesson 10: “So the false teachers ‘forbid marriage and demand abstinence from [certain] foods’? Is that all the fuss is about? No wild orgies or murderous rampages? Maybe not, but these beliefs have extensive consequences. Theologically, they imply that true Christians will strive for union with a God who is pure spirit. They must leave behind earthy pleasures like sex and ordinary family life, as well as most tasty foods.”