Miss Part 1: Introduction? Miss Part 2: Accounting Versus Economic Evaluation In the next week I will be addressing the question of what a significant theological education looks like — including marks and characteristics as well as what to stay away from. … Continue reading
Ryan Claytor, the associate pastor of my dad’s church, said this of Jesus’ birthday: There was nothing perfect about that day — except for the birth. Ryan put this statement into context by highlighting (or lowlighting) Mary’s 80 mile journey … Continue reading
This past Sunday our Associate Pastor, Mark Wible made an interesting exegetical observation of Luke 2. He observed: Isn’t it interesting that the trough that held the feed for the beasts of temporary atonement also held the one who would … Continue reading
LZ Granderson, ESPN and CNN Columnist, wrote a great piece about parenting entitled, Parents, don’t dress your girls like tramps. Granderson, who moonlights as an ESPN columnist, summarizes his perspective in the following sentance: The way I see it, my … Continue reading
All over the world, men and women are reaching their neighbors for Christ. They are not ‘Super-Christians,’ but simply those who have believed the Gospel, learned how to feed themselves on the Word of God, and been encouraged to pass … Continue reading
Bob and Ann Livesay spoke at The Highland Marriage Conference this past weekend and Dr. Bob dropped some wisdom on us. Here is a sample nugget from the conference: Humility is an open and honest admission of my weakness both … Continue reading
This past week our pastor Barry Camp made an astute observation about the weightiness of sin and the atonement: When we take sin lightly we take the penalty for sin (the cross) lightly too!
This was a funny quote from Jim Gaffigan: Ever wonder what people got Jesus for Christmas? It’s like, “Oh great, socks. You know I’m dying for your sins right? Yeah, but thanks for the socks! They’ll go great with my … Continue reading
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Mike Fratello made an observation about Larry Bird’s performance during the ‘88 All-Star Game. I think this quote beautifully captures the vision for Elders/Pastors that 1 Tim. 3 projects. To me, he was like an overseer of the game. He … Continue reading
Lewis on the benefit of short term missions: A man who has lived on another world does not come back unchanged. ~C. S. Lewis, Perelandra, p. 10.