Monthly Archives: September 2014

Sharing and Caring

Sunday morning I arrived at our church building without my wife, which almost never happens. When a friend asked me about her, I explained that we’d gone out to plant a plant in our back yard and that I’d had … Continue reading

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This Is Our Fault

A conversation yesterday about a relative I dearly love reminded me once again of one of the major mistakes we make in educating our youth. We rob our society of a lot of potential and punish many young people through … Continue reading

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Turning Away

Our Sunday School class this week was from the first chapter of the book of Galatians. As you probably know, Paul established the church at Galatia, but after he left, the Galatians began to adopt practices from Judaism to “add” … Continue reading

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Announcement Party

Tuesday, when I announced the publication of my new book, Christianity 101: The Simplified Christian Life, I forgot to throw a party, so I’m doing that today instead. I brought cake and ice cream, and I always have coffee for … Continue reading

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New Publication

It’s been nearly a year since I started my blog series on the fundamentals of Christianity. Those of you who follow me closely may remember that as that series drew to a close I decided to use those blogs as … Continue reading

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Remembering 9-11

Yesterday was the thirteenth anniversary of the cowardly acts of Muslim terrorists in bombing the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Probably no American made it through the day yesterday without thinking about the thousands of innocent Americans who lost … Continue reading

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Church Growth

A lot of Christians eat breakfast in the same restaurant where I do. Sitting alone at a booth with no¬†one to talk to, it’s almost impossible not to hear the conversation in the next booth. The two men sitting there … Continue reading

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Dealing with Sudden Loss

We tell one another that we have no guarantees for the future. We don’t know who will live to be 100, who will die before retirement, and who may die tomorrow. Life is filled with uncertainty. This was brought home … Continue reading

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New Thoughts on a Familiar Passage

It always fascinates me when I learn something brand new from a familiar passage of scripture. We’ve probably all heard Matthew 19:13-22 since we were little kids, yet in Sunday School the other day I realized some things about these … Continue reading

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