Tag Archives: John 15

Defining the Relationship – when DTRs meet faith

[From the archives.] Where Love Exists My son and daughter are both in college, so I hear a lot about relationships*. It’s not so much romance, but more about friendships and roommates. It might also be about their friends’ and … Continue reading

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When Christians Fail To Listen

One of my favorite films is To Have and Have Not with Humphrey Bogart (playing Harry Morgan) and Lauren Bacall (Marie). Bogie is a fishing boat captain on a small Caribbean island, Bacall is an American stuck there with no … Continue reading

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A Trial Court Judge On The Ins And Outs Of Judging

If you were in my courtroom and a person there was charged with driving a stolen car, you might hear evidence like this: An officer pulled a car over for a burned out tail light. Upon contacting the driver, the … Continue reading

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God the Magic Prayer Genie

People get so mad when God doesn’t give them what they want! After all, doesn’t the Bible say that all we have to do is ask and God will grant our wishes? Take delight in the Lord, and he will give … Continue reading

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Yeah, I’ve Been That Guy

[This first appeared as a guest post I wrote last year for Laura Martin at her excellent blog Enough Light.] *** In The Four Loves C.S. Lewis discusses people who act in unlovable ways and notes, “They seal up the … Continue reading

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When God Gets Ahold of Your Noggin

[This article first appeared last summer at Aimee Byrd’s Housewife Theologian.] *** Jesus says that apart from him we can do nothing. That’s not news to me; there’s lots of stuff I fail at, even simple things. Jesus also tells … Continue reading

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Flashers Give Joy To Tourists – Best Money Ever Spent

If you can watch this without getting a lump in your throat, you’re made of sterner stuff than I am: Of all the people in the crowd, I’d want to be the little girl on the lamppost! They were performing … Continue reading

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Balloon Up In The Air/Bread Upon The Waters

As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater, so … Continue reading

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Here I Come to Save the Day!*

[A couple weeks ago Adriana over at Classic Quest told me I should tell this story. It seemed appropriate to schedule it to follow yesterday’s post on heroes and rescuing people from danger.] *** The Cliffhanger When I was eleven … Continue reading

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5 Career Ministry Myths

Most people reading this post probably either have a job or have had one, and that means you can relate to this article’s list of “5 Career Myths That Could Be Holding You Back”. (It’s interesting reading even for those who … Continue reading

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