Tag Archives: theology

Some Final Thoughts on Halloween

Over the past few days, I have posted a few things on my Facebook page regarding how Christians should think about Halloween. The general discussion that has taken place has been focused on whether or not Christians should participate in … Continue reading

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How Should Christians Think About the Violence of Football?

American football is a violent sport.  There is no secret to the number of injuries that happen on a regular basis.  Over the last few years the concerns of many have focused on the long-term impact of concussions on players, … Continue reading

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It Has Always Been About Grace

Amazing Grace is a song that everyone knows.  I bet even your unbelieving family and friends know at least some of the words.  What amazes me is that most people, even non-Christians, like the song. Well, it is a good … Continue reading

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Logos Bible Software Church Curriculum

I am currently reviewing curriculum put together by Logos Bible Software as part of their Studies in Faithful Living series.  The curriculum I am exploring is Abraham: Following God’s Promise. I love the concept of this series from Logos.  The … Continue reading

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The Bible in Context: 1 Corinthians 2:9

1 Corinthians 2:9 is a favorite verse for those who like to talk about the future joys of heaven.  It sounds great: What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared … Continue reading

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The Bible in Context: Philippians 4:8

Quoting Scripture from memory can be a wonderful thing.  But, as with most things, there are also dangers.  How often have you heard someone recite a verse in an effort to offer biblical wisdom to a situation only to realize … Continue reading

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Journibles – What a Concept!

Early this week, I returned from a pastors’ conference here in Michigan.  Conferences are always a great place to pick up free books and/or deep discounts on resources from the bookstores and publishers present. At this conference, I was given a … Continue reading

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Audio Files Are Being Re-Organized

If you are looking for my “Audio Files” page, which contained many of my old sermons, please note that I am currently working on a new version of that page.  I was never pleased with the number of steps involved … Continue reading

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Can Anything Be A Religion?

I read a very interesting article today that I came across on Yahoo’s homepage.  The title of the article is “NC Teen: Nose Ring More Than Fashion, It’s Faith”. Apparently, a high school girl in North Carolina has been suspended … Continue reading

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Luke 16:19-31 “The Rich Man and Lazarus”: What It Does and Does Not Teach Us

In Luke 16:19-31, Jesus tells a parable commonly known as The Rich Man and Lazarus.  It reads:    “There was a rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. 20And at his gate … Continue reading

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