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December 11, 2018

Advent: Where is Your Heart?

So many thoughts and obligations tug a tour hearts this time of year, competing for our preoccupations and our affections nearly every minute of every day. Gifts, errands, preparing recipes,…

Reviews
December 9, 2018

REVIEW: Creed II

The story of Creed II, the follow up to 2015’s revitalization of the Rocky franchise, really begins in 1985 when Sylvester Stallone’s iconic character, Rocky, met perhaps his most infamous…

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Calling
December 9, 2018

Camus, Genuineness, and the Unpragmatic Pragmatism of Evangelism

Evangelism often centers around pragmatic approaches – what works and what does not work. Pragmatism bears programmed material, automatically-generated responses, and destroys the authentic, the divinely-inspired, and the truly miraculous….

Christian Life
December 3, 2018

Lonely but Not Alone

It’s that time again.  Advent.  Christmas season.  Actually it’s been that time for a while.  The on ramp seems to get longer and longer every year.  They were putting up…

Faith
December 3, 2018

Works and Faith in Galatians

In my reading of Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians, the conflict that most interests me is the confrontation between those who see faith in Christ as that which justifies a…

Family Life
November 29, 2018

Fixing Our Eyes on the Unseen Things

In the midst of our celebrating Thanksgiving with family and friends, buying Christmas gifts while they’re on sale, and decorating our houses for the season ahead, we get caught up…

Culture
November 29, 2018

Baby Steps in the Pro-Life Movement

In 1988 I stood outside of an abortion clinic holding a sign depicting an aborted fetus. I found myself immersed in the necessity to open eyes of women to the…

Christian Life
November 27, 2018

The Power of Unanswered Prayers

Let’s face it, most of the time we have no idea why God does or doesn’t answer certain prayers. Sometimes the way He grants requests, or redirects us, or just…

Reviews
November 27, 2018

REVIEW: Green Book: From Hostility to Hospitality

To be honest, I did not want to go see Green Book. I was worried it might be too much like The Help, a corny movie that makes white people…

Money
November 26, 2018

What You Have Has You

What you have has you. My friend Paul Barclay used to say that to us all the time. What you have has you. He was quoting his wife who was…

Christian Life
November 26, 2018

Entitlement: What Do You Deserve?

Thanksgiving and Christmas inundate society with countless advertisements and commercials that push the necessity of a consumer mindset. One line that grabbed my attention came from the end of a…