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Limitless

Opening weekend of The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (Gavin Stone FB page) was last weekend. Our former church (Harvest Bible Chapel; see also Vertical Church Films) made the film to depict the Church as a place of 2nd chances, which is … Continue reading

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God’s Goodness vs Wish Fulfillment

If God is good, why didn’t I get what I wanted? (Question 2 of 8 in the Goodness of God series) Although it might not seem like it at first blush, I think this question could be the greatest barrier to a life-giving … Continue reading

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Was Jesus “Efficient”?

I read the other day (can’t remember where–maybe an audiobook?) that if Jesus had walked the earth in our day, He would have been super busy. The author argued that Jesus was so well-loved and so important, that everyone wanted a … Continue reading

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Jesus Feeds the Dogs

A story about amazing love… Jesus withdrew to the district of Tyre and Sidon. And behold, a Canaanite woman from that region came out and was crying, “Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David; my daughter is severely oppressed … Continue reading

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Fortress at Masada

For the most part, I was fairly disinterested in parts of our tour that were not directly related to the life and teaching of Jesus or at least other Biblical events. Although general history interests me, my focus in Israel … Continue reading

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Godless?

It’s been a great weekend. I’ve watched 3 movies in the last 48 hours — An Unfinished Life, Stealth, and The Island. All three were totally different movies — drama, sci-fi, and high action (maybe the last two are both … Continue reading

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Little Babe in the Straw

After quite a few “softer, introductory” posts about who I am, time to move to on to the harder stuff. As I worked this morning and listened to Christmas music (yes, totally out of season … but I love Christmas), … Continue reading

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