Monthly Archives: August 2010

Resist dividing your life into two separate parts!

When I divide my existence into two separate parts—“ministry” and “my life”—guess which one gets the short end of the stick? Guess which one has to get by on my leftover time, my leftover energy, my leftover finances, and my

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Posted in Book Reviews, Culture

God, the Gospel, and Glenn Beck (via Russell D. Moore)

A Mormon television star stands in front of the Lincoln Memorial and calls American Christians to revival. He assembles some evangelical celebrities to give testimonies, and then preaches a God and country revivalism that leaves the evangelicals cheering that they’ve

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Posted in Culture, Scattered Miscellany

Fighting for something real

The following is from an essay penned by the late Bishop J.C. Ryle entitled “The Fight”: There is a vast quantity of religion current in the world which is not true, genuine Christianity.  It passes muster; it satisfies sleepy consciences;

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Posted in Theology

Quick Pregnancy Update: Week 29

From my wife Jen’s Facebook status (from Monday): 29 weeks today! Not too much new here, besides getting bigger and more uncomfortable with all that extra fluid and a growing baby! It doesn’t help being only 5 feet tall! I

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Posted in Children, Faith

Myopic Worship Misses the Point

Following the lead of the advertising world, many churches and worship services target specific age groups to the exclusion of others. They forget that, according to the Bible, the church is an all-age community, and instead they organize themselves around

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Posted in Worship Matters

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