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Category Archives: culture

Prepared to Worship

I have gone to a lot of church services in my lifetime. And if I had to try to guess which passage from Scripture I had heard more than any … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 21 Comments

Cosmic Calling

In this 12-minute screencast I share a model for seeing and understanding all that takes place in the world, both seen and unseen, and how we all fit into the … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · 12 Comments

N.T. Wright & Scot McKnight Interviews

I wanted to pass along a couple of interesting interviews of N.T. Wright and Scot McKnight from Frank Viola. You can learn more about Frank by clicking here. Enjoy! N.T. … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Tongues

The first time that the word language shows up in Scripture is Genesis 10, where we are told that the sons and grandsons of Noah “were separated into their lands, … Continue reading

February 27, 2012 · 18 Comments

Bible Contradictions

The folks at Project Reason have created the striking poster above as a visual for what they claim are 439 contradictions found in the bible. The full poster can be downloaded free … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · 25 Comments

As You Go

When we read about the healing of the lame man in Acts 3 we tend to compare Peter and John’s journey to the Temple for the third hour of prayer … Continue reading

February 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Perspective

This is a moving story about Ed Dobson, the former prominent Evangelical pastor who was diagnosed with ALS eleven years ago. You can read the rest of the story HERE.

February 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Philemon

I joined Twitter in 2007. It wasn’t very large yet, at least in terms of users, but it was creating a buzz. I did not really know what to do … Continue reading

February 4, 2012 · 16 Comments

Islam and Honor Killings

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January 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Place

In Scripture, particularly the Old Testament, the theme of land is prominent. This might be surprising at first glance, especially in a day where booming urban centers remind us that … Continue reading

January 24, 2012 · 3 Comments

Porn

In my lifetime I have seen the social status of cigarette smoking change drastically. Throughout my adolescence and early adult life second hand smoke was something that we simply had … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · 18 Comments

What is God’s Will for My Life?

I have spent several years working with middle schoolers, high schoolers, and college students. A lot of changes happen from twelve to twenty, and many of the questions that are … Continue reading

January 2, 2012 · 10 Comments