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).

Death is the Great Beginning

C.S. Lewis: ‘There was a real railway accident,’ said Aslan softly. ‘Your father and mother and all of you are as you used to call it in the Shadowlands – dead. The term is over: the holidays have begun. The … Continue reading

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What God Doesn’t Command Us to Do for Other Believers

Ray Ortlund: The beautiful “one another” commands of the New Testament are famous.| But it is also striking to notice the “one anothers” that do not appear there. For example, sanctify one another, humble one another, scrutinize one another, pressure … Continue reading

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Are You Going to Marry a Non-Believer?

In answering the question, “What can I say to my Christian friend who just got engaged to a non-Christian?” John Piper offers a question I think needs to be asked by anyone considering such a marriage. How can you be … Continue reading

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Why the Bible & the Church Are Really Dangerous

Jesus once taught: “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and … Continue reading

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17 Minutes That Prove the Need for a Savior

Today, at a faculty meeting for Capistrano Valley Christian School, a colleague led a devotion by sharing the following, convicting article. Andrée Seu Peterson shares the thoughts of an ordinary woman on her way home from the grocery store on … Continue reading

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One of the Most Godly Things You Can Do

D.A. Carson once said, Sometimes the godliest thing you can do in the universe is get a good night’s sleep — not pray all night, but sleep. I’m certainly not denying that there may be a place for praying all … Continue reading

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Fleas, Concentration Camps, & Giving Thanks

In her book, The Hiding Place, Corrie Ten Boom recalls the time she and her sister first entered the barracks at the Nazi prison camp they were assigned to during World War II. The space was cramped. The smells were … Continue reading

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