Monthly Archive: March 2010

Mar
31

Why So Glum

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Welcome to the halfway mark for Holy Week. This is a time that historically signifies Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem (last Sunday) and his resurrection seven days later. What has been taken over by bunnies, colorful eggs and candy is in actuality the darkest and most heart breaking chapter in all of history. In John …

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Mar
29

Jesus ≠ World Peace or Peace with the World

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“Do you think that I have come to give peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division. For from now on in one house there will be five divided, three against two and two against three. They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against …

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Mar
24

Never Forget

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I spent this last Christmas and New Years with a few of my closest friends in Uganda. It was an amazing time, full of challenges of heartache and glimpses of God’s wonder in the beautiful landscape and people. (If you’d like to read more, check out the travel blog we created here) I wanted to …

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Mar
23

The Power of Illustration

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The bible and its authors use some wildly vivid imagery to illustrate how the spiritual and physical worlds are in fact mushed together. Physical actions have spiritual repercussions and I’d go so far as to say the opposite is true as well. For those of us who have less than spectacular imaginations, I found this …

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Mar
22

The Challenge of Perspective

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John Calvin is a name that should be recognized and a person who should be investigated if you have any stake at all in your relationship with Christ. This is not to say that the sixteenth-century European was super-human, but he certainly was a hero who fought for the supremacy of Christ over everything else. …

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