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Life is Impossible Without Faith

Ben Myers: In North Africa toward the end of the fourth century, Augustine pointed out that life would be impossible without trust. Most of the things we know about the world are really things we believe on the basis of … Continue reading

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Love Her! Love Her!

If you are a Christian man who is married and in a position of leadership, I encourage you to humbly and carefully listen to this exhortation from John Piper. Here I am speaking directly to men who are husbands and … Continue reading

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The Time I Was Rebuked to Trust Jesus By Reading Harry Potter

I am currently reading through Harry Potter for the first time (and loving it). In The Order of the Pheonix (the book I am currently reading), I was struck by the rebuke that the cranky Phineas Nigellius gave to Harry … Continue reading

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Why Did My Family Join a Church Plant?

If you follow any of my social media handles, you probably know my wife and I have recently become members of a church plant in my hometown, San Clemente, California. Our journey to church planting hasn’t been quick, but the … Continue reading

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The Danger of ‘Active Christianity’

Take a moment and allow a heart check-up. James Houston: This century is possibly the first one in which action has been emphasized and valued more than contemplation. Today we do things. We think contemplation wastes time, produces nothing, and … Continue reading

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Several Bible Reading Plans for 2018

Alright, let’s talk about reading the whole Bible in 2018. But first, before we start with the various plans, allow a few preliminary words. First, here are a few reasons reading all the Bible in 2017 should excite you. Second, … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Deny Yourself?

Jesus said if anyone wants to follow him they must “deny himself” (Matthew 16:24). But what does it mean to deny yourself? William Barclay answered well: “To deny oneself means in every moment of life to say no to self, … Continue reading

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