Explaining the Unexplainable

What I learned about God from my dog

Our dog Bean loves stuffed animals. When he gets a new one, he trots around with it in his mouth so happy. But what he loves most is shredding them! We are amazed if a stuffy lasts 2-3 days. Most stuffies last only a few hours. When this happens we have to take his plaything away or he eats the cotton insides.

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When Did We Start Forgetting God?

American evangelicalism today | A book review

When did we start forgetting God

American evangelicalism is in crisis, writes Mark Galli, former editor and chief of Christianity Today. Beginning as the Great Awakening in the 1730s and 1740s, with George Whitefield Continue reading “When Did We Start Forgetting God?”

What Is Your Life?

A singular purpose for God’s people

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I heard a football player say, “Football is my life.” He said this to justify missing his mom’s funeral to play football. What is your life? What are you living for? When your life on earth ends what will Continue reading “What Is Your Life?”

The Purpose of the Church — part 2

The church in the post-modern world

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Merry Christmas

Two well-known purposes of the church are worship and outreach. These were the topics of a post in October. I have wondered if maybe this topic seemed dull and humdrum. But no, even if my post seemed Continue reading “The Purpose of the Church — part 2”

The Purpose of the Church

The Church in a post-modern world

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How would you respond if someone asked, “What is the purpose of the church?” Maybe you have never thought about it but if you are a Christian this is an important question. What we believe Continue reading “The Purpose of the Church”