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Don’t Waste Your Cancer

Cancer. No one wants to ever hear that word, let alone have it spoken as their own (or their loved one’s) diagnosis. But what if someone told you that cancer was not a curse, but a gift? That cancer, endured with … Continue reading

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An Abortion Conversation

In excellent article about abortion, Greg Koukl imagines a very helpful conversation between a pro-life person and pr0-choice person. “The government shouldn’t tell me what I can do with my own body.” “Should the government be allowed to control your body concerning … Continue reading

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My One Goal Every Morning

George Mueller (1805–1898) is remembered for his massive ministry to orphans in England over a century ago. John Piper does an excellent biographical sketch of his life here. In listening to his sketch, I will always remember this quote from … Continue reading

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God Has Camped in Our Backyard

“No one has ever seen God; the only Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has made him known.” John 1:18 In preaching on this verse, John Piper made these comments that have continually blessed me ever since I … Continue reading

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Two Purposes of Dating

If you ever want to make things interesting, get Christians to talk about dating. Heads will be scratched. Questions will be asked. Opinions shall abound. Voices may even rise. With a hot donut and some coffee, it could be a good time. … Continue reading

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“Lord, Look at My Shells!”

These three paragraphs have graciously haunted me for over 6 years. I hope they do the same for you. John Piper: “I will tell you what a tragedy is. I will show you how to waste your life. Consider a … Continue reading

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Because He Won’t Leave Her

Over the years I have met lots of folks who have been disillusioned, hurt, betrayed, and misled by the church. They came into the fold expecting blessing, but left with nothing but curse. Coming with a smile; leaving with their teeth … Continue reading

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Satan Exists to Make Much of Jesus

Often times middle schoolers ask the best questions. Expose them to sound Bible teaching and, count on it, good and sometimes difficult questions come abounding. One such question I received a while ago from a 6th grader serves as a … Continue reading

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The Hidden Treasures of the Interweb

Over the past few years, I have stumbled upon a vast amount of free online resources/tools for growing in one’s knowledge and faith in Christ. Upon my initial discovery of resources like these, I share them with others, but I … Continue reading

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We Need Deep Thinkers

John Piper: Beholding glory begs for lingering. The modern, fast-paced world will tempt you to rush and skim. This kind of life will make you shallow. The world does not need more widely read, shallow people. It needs deep people. … Continue reading

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