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The Saturday Post(s)

Our Society Should Not Stifle Religious Dissent. “Untouchable orthodoxies that are given official government sanction will treat any dissenting voice as an enemy to be vanquished. Secular progressivism isn’t only the enemy of religious liberty and civil society; it is … Continue reading

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Why Did Jesus Become a Man?

This week our middle school and high school youth groups are ending a three-week mini-series seeking to answer the question, “Why Christmas?” Going beyond the explanation that Jesus is the “reason for the season,” we have been pushing them to … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Women in Battle? “What kind of a society puts its women on the front lines to risk what only men should be called on to risk? In countries ravaged by war, we consider it a tragedy when the battle comes … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

God Actually Spoke to Me. A story of a man who heard the voice of God. Mizzou & a More Excellent Way. An amazing story demonstrating the power of the gospel and the hope of true reconciliation. “This gentleman started … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

How Much Do You Know About What the Bible Teaches About the Bible? “How well do you know the doctrine of the Scripture? How well do you know what the Bible tells us about the Bible? This short thirty-three question … Continue reading

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Take the Long View

An encouragement for anyone who is actively discipling other Christians. Donald Macleod: “If we were to judge Jesus by the short-term progress of his disciples we would have to conclude that Jesus was a very poor teacher. When we take … Continue reading

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In Honor of My “Paul”

Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith. Hebrews 13:7 Allow me to obey that verse right now in this post. This is an … Continue reading

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Listen to Your Kids Talk About Video Games (& Other Things You May Have No Interest In)

With our first baby about 2 weeks away from being born, I will make sure to store this counsel deep into my heart. Melissa Edgington talks about the importance of listening to her son talk about his video games, even … Continue reading

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Youth Groups & Emotionalism

In an interview about her new book, Nancy Pearcey gave a comment with which I could not agree more: Youth groups rarely encourage young people to grapple with tough questions. Instead the goal seems to be to engineer events that … Continue reading

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What Following Jesus Means

The other day I was sitting with one of the sophomore guys in our church’s youth ministry enjoying a cup of coffee. Our conversation changed from topic to topic, but it soon took on a laser focus when he asked, … Continue reading

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