Monthly Archives: July 2009

The False-Front Living Room

It is not uncommon for people to have a front living room that is not often used. It is the front-line of the house, the place where casual visitors are welcomed in. It is pristine, boasting the best furniture, perhaps … Continue reading

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Anniversary Reflection

Yesterday was Kelly and my 9th anniversary. We sat at dinner and reflected on the nine greatest moments of our marriage. It wasn’t hard to come up with nine. We pray that we have many more anniversaries to celebrate. In … Continue reading

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What kingdom do you desire?

Further thoughts on the Michael Jackson phenomenon, since it contains so many lessons for our culture. It was quite surreal to see video of many folks shouting with glee about having a ticket to attend his funeral. They acted like … Continue reading

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What king rules you?

Well, it’s hard to miss it, and perhaps I’m simply joining everyone else in talking about Michael Jackson, but so be it. It was quite interesting to hear people call in with their reflections on NPR this afternoon as I … Continue reading

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The Arrogance of Unbelief

One of the popular reasons that people site for rejecting Christianity, or often any religion, is that they desire to think for themselves. They don’t need an authority like a pastor or priest or the Bible telling them what to … Continue reading

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Loving as Christ Loves

“…for charity is a reverent agnosticism towards the complexity of the soul.” G. K. Chesterton I love Chesterton’s insight here on the high calling to love. How easy it is for us to react in revenge or in dismissal of … Continue reading

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