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Averting our Eyes

March 5th, 2014

‘Seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, he asked to receive alms. And Peter directed his gaze at him, as did John, and said “Look at us”’. …

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William Borden (1887 – 1913)

February 26th, 2014

Just over one hundred years ago, a man named Bill died in Egypt of cerebral meningitis. Bill had grown up in a godly home where he began each day reading …

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Isolating Ourselves to Protect Ourselves

December 10th, 2013

From the pundits of Capitol Hill, to the professors of the academy, those reflecting on the changes in our society agree on one thing: The world is becoming increasingly impersonal. …

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The Beginning of What Never Ends

November 26th, 2013

The eighteenth-century author Samuel Johnson, arguably the most distinguished man of letters in the history of the English language, came to regard death as the ‘secret horror of the last.’ …

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What Begins Well doesn’t always End Well

November 25th, 2013

This is a follow up from my post, “Christian Beginnings of America’s First Universities”. Samson Occom, a Native American from the Mohegan tribe, became both a gifted evangelical preacher in …

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Christian Beginnings of America’s First Universities

November 21st, 2013

Our son, Jonathan, graduated last June with a master’s degree from arguably the most beautiful of the Ivy League schools, Dartmouth College, tucked away in the forests of rolling New …

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Why We Shouldn’t be Afraid for the Family

November 6th, 2013

Are you afraid for the family? A 2010 study by the Pew Research center, in conjunction with Time Magazine, found the following disturbing trends in American society: When asked in …

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Needing a Hand

September 4th, 2013

“The gospel of Jesus Christ is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes.” (Romans 1:16) Do we see how desperate we are for salvation? And do we see …

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Sins Plural and Sin Singular

August 6th, 2013

“Although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him . . . but they exchanged the glory of the immortal God for the worship …

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Our New Person

July 15th, 2013

“You have put on the new person, which is being recreated in knowledge according to the image of the Creator. Here there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcised nor uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave …

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