Author Archives: Dana Dill

About Dana Dill

I am a happy slave of Jesus Christ, a thankful husband to Chawna Dill, and the youth pastor of South Shores Church. I'm here on assignment (Acts 20:24).

An Unconventional Graduation Blessing

Joshua McNall gave a beautifully unconventional graduation blessing to the class of 2017: Class of 2017, hear these words: May you fail  [long pause] … to seek significance in the plastic trinkets of this world / things like money, power, and fame. … Continue reading

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How to Protect Yourself Online

Jonathan McKee: I’ve frequently heard social media experts, advise, “Always be careful what you allow someone to film.” Personally, I don’t think this is very good advice, simply because I’ve read countless stories of people who didn’t even realize they … Continue reading

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Dads of Daughters: Put Your Shotgun Away

As a man who has been entrusted to care for two beautiful daughters, this hit home in all the right ways. Jen Wilkin: Instead of intimidating all your daughter’s potential suitors, raise a daughter who intimidates them just fine on … Continue reading

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When Conversion is Worthless

Often, in Christian testimonies, one’s conversion experience takes center stage. Usually, with cool lights, soft music, and a little fog, the circumstance, emotions, and sensations of the event are described in great, gut-wrenching detail. Whenever testimonies are called for, more … Continue reading

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If the Bible is Really God’s Word…

Marshall & Payne: If we believe that the Bible’s word is the powerful speech of God, then in many respects what we want to see flourish in our church culture is as many instances as possible of the Bible being … Continue reading

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A Crucial Word for Christian Teachers & Educational Institutions

In the following quote, Carl Trueman, with pinpoint precision, diagnoses the mindset of today’s students and nails how Christian educators (Trueman speaks specifically of college educators, but it applies to any kind of Christian educator) must respond. Christian colleges cannot … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Make Your Kids Hate Christianity

As my little ones are growing up (too quickly), I am finding that good parenting involves saying the word “No” a lot. I need to say “No” when my daughter wants to stick her finger in the electrical outlet. I … Continue reading

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