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May 09 2013

Music versus Hog Grunting

“A person who…does not regard music as a marvelous creation of God, must be a clodhopper indeed and does not deserve to be called a human being; he should be permitted to hear nothing but the braying of asses and the grunting of hogs.” — Martin Luther Foreward to Georg Rhau’s (1488-1548) Collection Symphoniae iucundae, …

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May 06 2013

Unpopular Stands

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right….” – Martin Luther

Jan 30 2012

Lost the Awe

I am convinced that many of us live and do ministry day after day without any awe whatsoever.

Jan 30 2012

Why Would God Want Us to Praise Him?

If you have children, you know what a beautiful thing it is to have them praise you. You also know the pain of having them selfishly take you for granted and ignore you.

Jan 23 2012

The Religious Views of 20-Somethings

Very few of my students could identify any way religion might impact their daily lives, specifically their future personal and professional goals. Even the students who consider themselves committed Christians failed to recognize what difference their faith made, say, in their marriages or careers. They could point to superficial things—like wanting to be married in …

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Jan 23 2012

Leadership or Followership?

Today, so much of modern society is so other-directed, so audience-driven, and so seeker-sensitive, that much leadership is actually codependent on follower-ship, which gives rise to leaders who are really panderers, not leaders. – Os Guinness via Morality, Markets, and the Audience of One: Os Guinness, Part 3 – Blog – Eternal Perspective Ministries.

Jul 06 2011

3 Things to Remember Every day

If you look at the world, you’ll be distressed. If you look within, you’ll be depressed. If you look at God you’ll be at rest. – Corrie Ten Boom

Jul 03 2009

A Former President Explains What July 4 Means to Him

What July 4 Means To Meby Ronald Reagan For one who was born and grew up in the small towns of the Midwest, there is a special kind of nostalgia about the Fourth of July. I remember it as a day almost as long-anticipated as Christmas. This was helped along by the appearance in store …

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Apr 08 2007

He Is Risen!

All heaven is interested in the cross of Christ, all hell terribly afraid of it, while men are the only beings who more or less ignore its meaning. — Oswald Chambers We live and die; Christ died and lived!  — John Stott I know the resurrection is a fact, and Watergate proved it to me. …

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