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Christmas

At this time of year it seems like everywhere you turn you see Christmas decorations of one kind or another. Most of them feature a fat guy with a white beard in a red suit or maybe a herd of … Continue reading

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Discipling

How extensive is your knowledge of God’s word? How deep is your understanding of it? Where do you go to increase that knowledge or to deepen that understanding? Do you depend on church services for your exposure to God and … Continue reading

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Einstein and Billy Graham

Although I normally write my own original material for my blog posts, this was so good I just had to pass it on. It originally appeared in The Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman on November 11 of last year. Einstein and … Continue reading

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Where Our Money Is Matters

Where do you put your money? Most of us, of course, put the lion’s share of our money into groceries, house payments, car payments, and so forth, but that’s not what I’m talking about. I’m talking about the money you … Continue reading

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What Is Church?

“Where do you go to church?” That’s a common question among Christians. Or maybe, “Do you go to church?” Another common question. Before answering either question, it might be informative to know what the word ‘church’ means. We commonly think … Continue reading

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The Essence of the Gospel

Those of you who have read my book Christianity 101: The Simplified Christian Life, know that my central theme is that we Christians complicate Christianity be adding our rules—do this, don’t do that. Sometimes I wonder what would attract a … Continue reading

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Does a God Need Protection?

Some years ago there was a great furor among Christians over a cross placed in a bottle of urine and designated by the National Endowment for the Arts as art. I was livid when I read about it. I realize … Continue reading

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