Monthly Archives: November 2012

Friday Rewind – 11/30/12

[This first appeared as a guest post at Aimee Byrd’s Housewife Theologian last March.] Making Plans “Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.” (Proverbs 19:21.) Our son Kyle recently came home … Continue reading

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On the Right Side of the Law

I recently finished Philip Yancey’s Rumors of Another World*, where I found these gems: … the average citizen of modern Europe perceives only one world, the here and now. She assumes that rational people make society’s rules based on a common … Continue reading

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Messionary Me – a new blog has hit the web!

[My friend Jenn has started blogging with a blog name that reveals much about her: Messionary Me – Putting Chaos to Work for Christ. My wife and I have known Jenn and her family for years and love them all … Continue reading

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Is Facebook Annoying?

I thought the headline on this article said New Facebook Browser Plug-in Keeps You Constantly Annoyed. That’s not what it says. It seems a lot of people have a constant need to stay plugged in. In fact, I’d say it’s … Continue reading

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And the Dog Shall Lie Down with the Deer

Dogs chase deer and deer run away from dogs, right? Not this dog and deer; they frolic, gambol, lark and romp. This reminds me of Isaiah’s prophecy: The wolf will live with the lamb,  the leopard will lie down with … Continue reading

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(Black) Friday Rewind – 11/23/12

[This article first appeared as a guest post at Kim Kirby’s Kingdom Civics last February. I thought it fit well for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days in America.] Being Targeted Everyone wants to be wanted, right? We … Continue reading

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Friday Rewind (Special Thanksgiving Edition) – 11/22/12

[This first appeared last February in a shorter form as a guest post at Rachel Stone’s blog Eat With Joy. I thought it somehow appropriate for Thanksgiving.] *** Mmmm, Tasty! I love my taste buds. I figure God loves them … Continue reading

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Hurricane Pizza (a guest post while Barefoot on 45th)

[I’m guesting at Lesley Sebek Miller’s Barefoot on 45th today. She’s a fellow northern California blogger who writes wonderfully about faith and prayer and family and politics and cooking and health and a ton of other things worth reading about.] … Continue reading

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Bullies and Jesus

Bullying is bad. I should know. You probably think I’m about to go into a story from my childhood about how I was bullied in school. Well, I could. But I’m not going to. You see, while it’s true I was … Continue reading

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Sean, Paul, George and Philip – Getting Biblical with James Bond

Sean Connery made seven James Bond films. George Lazenby made one. Paul is present in chapter after chapter in the book of Acts. Philip gets little ink in comparison. Connery defined the role of James Bond and went on to a … Continue reading

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