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differences in tone here at the end

here at lunch the day before the midterm election, take a moment and watch these two “closing argument” advertisements. notice the differences in tone between them. just sayin’. one looks and feels like a winner and one looks and feels … Continue reading

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faith doesn’t lessen the hurt

Josh Harris with an insightful quote from Nancy Guthrie’s book Holding On to Hope: A Pathway through Suffering to the Heart of God. In [the book] she recounts losing her baby to a rare genetic disorder: “The day after we … Continue reading

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God's Glory

An interesting twitter discussion has arisen between Mark Lamprecht Wes Widner and Jacob Hall. Friends of Mark’s have a six year old son who has developed a brain tumor and on his blog, Mark posted John’s facebook entry about Faith, … Continue reading

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atheism's despair

Mark Driscoll with an excellent rundown of the hopelessness of an atheistic worldview: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jv3TFg9SJb4&hl=en_US&fs=1&] Here is a related example from via challies: Indifference to the Disappearance as the Months Pass Not every atheist was horror-stricken at the O’Hairs’ disappearance. Frankly, … Continue reading

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the hope

this is the hope we have because of the love of God. 1 John 3:1-3: “Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! Therefore the world does not know … Continue reading

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I Peter 1:1-13

I have been spending a little time in I Peter again this week. I just love that letter and the more I study it the more that I see everything important is there. Yesterday in Bible study we looked at … Continue reading

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creepy or great?

Jonah G. wants to know if you find this creepy or not? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TW9b0xr06qA&hl=en&fs=1] my vote is creepy. what do you think? UPDATE: you will never guess who is behind this video. ok, maybe you will, but I doubt it. Check … Continue reading

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where we are.

according to George Barna, in 2001 8% of americans were evangelicals defined as follows: All Barna Research studies define “evangelicals” as individuals who meet the born again criteria; say their faith is very important in their life today; believe they … Continue reading

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what is our hope?

I Peter 1:13 says that we need to prepare our minds for action (the KJV word picture is to “gird up the loins of your mind” I love that!) be sober minded and set our hope fully on the grace … Continue reading

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