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Category Archives: deuteronomy

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I want to say this up front. I am challenged by what follows. In fact, I don’t really like today’s post. As I contemplate it I have a lot of … Continue reading

March 15, 2012 · 27 Comments

Money

The Bible has a lot to say about how we manage our money. I am no expert on the subject, and there are plenty of great resources out there if … Continue reading

February 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

Givers and Takers

Israel wanted a king. They wanted an earthly ruler so that they might be like the other nations. God knew that Israel would ask for a king (see Deut. 17:14-20), … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 5 Comments

Storytelling

At some point most children ask their parents the question, “Why do we go to church?” In the Old Testament Moses gave the children a paradigm for dealing with such … Continue reading

February 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Surprised by Hope

According to the American Heritage Dictionary, “hope” can be defined as, “the emotional state which promotes belief in a positive outcome related to events and circumstances in one’s life.” With … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Teamwork

As an educator I have noticed there are two words that prompt a general widespread panic in a classroom faster than any others. Those two words: group project. From middle … Continue reading

January 9, 2012 · 5 Comments