Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Resolutions of Jonathan Edwards – Part 1

The great theologian Jonathan Edwards began to write down resolutions when he was just 18 years old. He would read them out every week to make sure that he kept his mind always on God. Here are the first few … Continue reading

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Please Plan!

From Desiring God: Plan for the Most Important Things in Your Life Plan how you are going to spend time with your spouse to deepen and strengthen the relationship. Plan how you are going to spend time playing with and … Continue reading

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You Lost Me

From a review of the book ‘You Lost Me’: You Lost Me‘s greatest strength is Kinnaman’s assessment of the real reason behind the dropout problem—it’s a discipleship issue. “The church is not adequately preparing the next generation to follow Christ … Continue reading

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The True Myth

From thebluefish blog: Some will say Christianity is just a derivative story among many stories, but perhaps it is the original story – and all the other stories we love are just like the Jesus story. Tim Minchin wrote in the … Continue reading

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Hiding Among the Baggage

By: Dev Menon 1 Samuel 10:22  “Behold, he has hidden himself among the baggage.”  Isn’t it interesting that the man that all Israel wanted to be king – didn’t want to be king himself? As Samuel would later comment about … Continue reading

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The Privilege of Thorns

From the Spreading Goodness blog: Paul, like the apostle John on the island of Patmos, was privileged to experience an extraordinary revelation. He had the heavenlies unfold before him. Yet he was so humble about this incredible privilege that he … Continue reading

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The Emotional Gospel

From the Cor Deo blog:   I wonder if you saw this. There was a powerful moment in a government press conference here this week, when the Italian Welfare Minister Elsa Fornero broke down in tears as she announced the latest raft of … Continue reading

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