Monthly Archives: July 2010

Doing Hard Things

I ended up going through some web sites this morning, looking at what others have to say about following Christ. There was some encouraging things … and then there was this one really convicting one … I thought I’d share … Continue reading

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The Truth Even If It Condemns Me

I don’t want to write posts like the one I just wrote without telling you what I’m about to tell you. That post discussed true and false Christians—or disciples vs. mere believers—and I don’t want you to misunderstand what I … Continue reading

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Salvation

I like to say that there are two things we preach, which are two reasons for changing the way we "do" church in America. The Gospel is a life for a Life. Jesus calls us to give up our lives … Continue reading

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Gentleness: The Appearance of Paul, Part 3

Let’s start with an unusual introduction … The Middle Age Brain I’m listening to a book on the Middle Age Brain—well, my wife is, and I’m eavesdropping—as we drive across Nevada on I-80. The author is telling a story about … Continue reading

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Climate Change/Global Cooling and Media and Scientific Honesty

Listen, I believe global warming is real and caused by man—for a couple reasons I’ll mention later—but the incredible dishonesty by media and scientists makes me so angry that I want to join the other side. How I Got on … Continue reading

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Greed and Glory from Men: The Appearance of the Apostle Paul, Part 2

This series started by looking at Paul’s boldness and his avoidance of flattering speech. All of these attributes come from 1 Thessalonians 2, and they are all the result of one thing: Paul’s focus on and commitment to the Gospel … Continue reading

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The Appearance of the Apostle Paul

I stole the title of this post, "The Appearance of the Apostle Paul," from an old friend of mine. I don’t remember precisely what he taught, as that was 20 years ago, but I’m pretty sure it was similar to … Continue reading

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Water Baptism in Christian History

For those of you that read my blog, but not Christian History for Everyman, I’m just letting you know I made a page on water baptism for that site. It’s pretty comprehensive, even though it only touches on the mode … Continue reading

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What Church Would be Like If All Christians Were Christians

If over half your congregation is not even interested in Jesus’ requirements for a disciple (Luke 14:26-33), then the devil does the majority of the voting in every one of your business meetings. Continue reading

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Revisiting Relative Humidity Versus Dew Point

Here’s an easier version of yesterday’s post. The Facts on Relative Humidity vs. Dew Point Relative humidity doesn’t tell you anything. That percentage of humidity you hear on the news every day is worthless. Dew point is a much better … Continue reading

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