Monthly Archives: December 2008

Technology Hype, Christmas Hope

I thought I would try to be creative by coming up with a new name for my current sin struggle, so I combined technology and idolatry to make technolatry. But after a quick Google search (how ironic!), I found out … Continue reading

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Christmas Controversy, Christmas Hope

With the Christmas holiday being less than a week away, I thought I’d post a series of reflections celebrating Christ’s birth and his reasons for coming. While Christmas is a time to celebrate Christ’s birth, we must never be satisfied … Continue reading

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Thank You, Penn

After a show one evening, Penn (of Penn & Teller fame) was approached by a man seeking to share Christ with him. No, Penn is not becoming a Christian. But his response might shock you! He asks, “How much do … Continue reading

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When Christmas Doesn’t Feel Like Christmas

I’ve celebrated the Christmas holiday every year of my life. Decorations, parties, gifts, church services, etc. But something is noticeably different this time around. This time around, Christmas doesn’t feel like Christmas anymore. This time around, it’s “not like the … Continue reading

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What Do You Know?

I’ve started reading John Frame‘s Doctrine of the Knowledge of God. It’s been a feast so far! I wish I’d read this book sooner, since much of my reading has helped bring greater clarity to a few issues I’ve been … Continue reading

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Being a Good Listener

Earlier this semester I read a book called “Tell the Truth” by Will Metzger. This was one of the charts, on how to be a good listener (p. 212-13). Listening is hard work. It is active, not passive. Listening is … Continue reading

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Obedience

I have this theory. I’m pretty sure someone else has proposed it, but maybe it hasn’t been phrased in this way. Here goes: “Everyone obeys.” Shocker, right? Let me explain. When we obey God’s laws, we obey God. When we … Continue reading

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