Author Archives: Dana Dill

About Dana Dill

I am a happy slave to Jesus, thankful husband to Chawna, delighted daddy to Daisy Jane, Penny Lane, and Lottie Jo. I teach at Capo Valley Christian School & Biola University. I'm here on assignment (Acts 20:24).

Your Pastor Has to Be Blameless

It doesn’t take long to hear about pastors who’ve been sexually abusive, used funds unethically, have acted or spoken in reprehensible ways, or lived in hidden addiction while acting like all is well. Recording more names and failings would be … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Those Returning Home From Work

“Love does not insist on its own way…” 1 Corinthians 13:4 Rob Green helpfully applies this characteristic of love to the husband driving home from a long and tiring day at work: While many people marry because the other person … Continue reading

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What Jean Calvin & Modern Secularists Have in Common

Secular progessivism is looking much more like a religion than a movement nowadays. Each passing day provides more and more evidence that the separation of church and state applies only to organized religions and not the religion of secular liberal … Continue reading

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Ooh, That Double Vision

In reading my devotions today, I came across a passage that stirred my heart so I thought it may do the same for yours, my dear friend and pilgrim. In Titus 2:1-10, Paul issues a series of ethical commands for … Continue reading

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How Ought a Christian Behave in 2020?

Americans are living in a fairly chaotic and volatile time. Our two political parties have never seemed so polarized. Many see the government’s actions in response to the virus as either too weak and insufficient or way too strong and … Continue reading

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A Christian’s Politics

What should a Christian’s politics look like? Though there’s much to say, I found this thought from Jonathan Leeman a good and necessary place to start. Christian’s politics always begins with Jesus. He’s the King of kings and Lord of … Continue reading

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What Happens When a Christian Sins?

No matter what form of Christian ministry you find yourself laboring in (e.g. childrens, youth, adult, parenting), here is a question you will be asked: “What happens when a forgiven believer in Jesus sins?” Since the questions has everything do … Continue reading

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The Christian Testimony of an Old Testament Believer

In the foreword to Dr. J. Alec Motyer‘s excellent little book, A Christian’s Pocket Guide to Loving the Old Testament, Tim Keller shares this fantastic insight he learned from the good doctor a few decades ago. Approximately 40 years ago, … Continue reading

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Favorite Quotes from “Ready Player One”

I recently enjoyed Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Here are some of my favorite quotes. Please note, I don’t necessarily agree with all the below quotes, but in one way or another find them helpful, intriguing, or illustrative of … Continue reading

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Three Realities True of All Races, Genders, & Classes

If I were asked to describe 2020 in one word, division would make my short list. A ten-second tour any social media platform or news channel would overwhelmingly garner its support. Hourly, divisive issues are yelled about by divisive people … Continue reading

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