Tag: Gospel

Do You Need to Pray for Boldness?

Growing up, I heard story after story of people who got to witness to others on airplane rides. Their seatmates were captive audiences, and apparently always eager to hear about the gospel! I thought it was a great way to witness, and when it was my turn to fly, I started praying for boldness to speak […]

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Let Your Soul Be Stirred to Action

I decided to add a “current events” category in my reading challenge for this year, not because it’s something I particularly enjoy, but because I think it’s helpful and good to be informed of what’s going on in the world at large. I’m not a news junkie, political die-hard, or economics geek; but there’s other […]

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You Only Live Once

You only live once. It’s become a trite catchphrase over the past few years, annoying to some and overused by others, but that doesn’t make it any less true. You only live once. You don’t get a do-over after you die. You don’t reincarnate as another person or being of some other kind. You live […]

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A Plea for Christian Americans

Christian Americans, the world is watching us. Our countrymen —  our neighbors — are watching to see how we will respond to the unprecedented election of such a controversial figure and the fear and hatred that is running rampant throughout our nation right now. Whether you voted for Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, or someone else — […]

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The Great Exchange: From Death to Life

In and of ourselves, we are nothing. In fact, we are worse than nothing… we are like dirty pigs wallowing in our own filth, thinking we’re the richest most enviable creatures on earth. But as any one who’s seen at a pigsty can tell you, pigs are clearly neither rich nor enviable. We’re not much better. We are […]

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The Greatest Love: Before Our Story Began

Even before our story began, He knew how it would end. When He created the earth in perfect beauty, He knew it would decay under sin’s curse. When He created mankind from the dust of the ground, He knew that creation would utterly reject his Creator. When He breathed life into man’s body, He knew man would […]

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Book Review: Captivated

When was the last time you were captivated by the cross? Or enraptured with Christ’s resurrection? And why does it matter, anyway? Consider this thought from Thabiti Anyabwile’s newest book, Captivated: Beholding the Mystery of Jesus’ Death and Resurrection (emphasis added):* “The truth of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection is a daily reality for those who believe in Him. Yet from […]

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