Monthly Archives: March 2014

Atheist? Christian? There’s No Difference

Tell me if you heard any of these before: Christians think a woman’s place is in the home, not out working. Christians like to judge everyone else. No Christian believes in evolution. All Christians are alike. Anyone who’s taken a … Continue reading

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Impressive Sins and Impressive Grace

We have received a forgiveness we could not possible earn or deserve. So let’s embrace grace as God’s gift to us. Let’s be impressed with the size of that gift, not the size of our sins. Bart Millard and Andrew … Continue reading

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Top 10 Books of the Last 50 Years!

[From the archives.] *** Have you seen this graph? What a great way to depict the most-read books of the last 50 years. I was expecting to see the Bible at number one, but look at that margin! And I … Continue reading

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Same Sex Marriage and No Fault Divorce – how do you rank them?

Jonathan Merritt and Joe Carter recently wrote about each other’s thoughts on Jesus’ relationships with sinners. Merritt thought Carter too restrictive in his doctrinal stance and Carter thought Merritt too expansive. It makes for interesting reading. The part that got … Continue reading

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Westboro Baptists, The Death Of Fred Phelps, And Protestors Who Get It Wrong

A local government official who attended my church took a position in favor of same sex marriage a few years ago. This wasn’t a theological matter for her but one of governance: she felt that the state could not refuse … Continue reading

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God Got Small

[From the archives, a post that reminds me that criticism is easy but salvation is priceless.] Bear with me on this: North Korea’s Kim Jong Il and Dr. Seuss’s Horton the Elephant. A couple nights ago I was reading Horton … Continue reading

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How To Live Ordinary Days In Extraordinary Ways

How’s Life Going For You? A few years back my son showed me the website My Life Is Average. If ever there was a celebration of the mundane, this place is it. People write about making soup, walking the dog, … Continue reading

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Injustice and Sexism – Two for Tuesday

[I had two guest posts go up yesterday. In the first, Natasha Robinson asked me to join her in a series on pursuing God’s justice on her blog A Sista’s Journey. Below is the opening, with a link to read … Continue reading

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When Motorcycle Mechanics Pose Like Motorcycle Models, The Body Of Christ Is Blessed

[I have a guest post at The Junia Project today. I’ve included the opening here, and hope you’ll click on over to their site to read the rest.] My long-time friend Karen Dabaghian linked to this Huffington Post slide show … Continue reading

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The Punishment of Injustice

[Natasha Robinson asked me to join her in a series on pursuing God’s justice on her blog A Sista’s Journey. Here’s the opening, with a link to read the rest at her place.] *** “I hear you don’t like Mexicans.” … Continue reading

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