Monthly Archives: May 2012

God Is Still God, and God Is Still Good

I will never forget the first time I watched this video.  It tells the story of Zac Smith, and it’d be well worth your time to watch it.  I hope you are stirred to love and good works and encouraged to … Continue reading

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Book Bits: Douglas Wilson’s Wordsmithy

This book on writing was a lot of fun. The guy knows how to write. If I included all of his helpful insights and catchy phrasing it’d make for a long post, so here’s a handful. 1.  “When people are … Continue reading

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10,000 Reasons by Matt Redman

Great song here by Matt Redman. Psalm 103.

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Kyrie Irving = Uncle Drew

Perhaps it’s because I’m a fan of Duke basketball, but this is awesome.

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Church Membership: The Metaphors of the Church

There are a number of metaphors for the church in the New Testament: flock (Acts 20:28), household (1 Tim 3:15), temple (1 Cor 3:16), and body (1 Cor 12:12-31), for example.  Each image implies that we can identify who belongs and also that survival depends … Continue reading

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Church Membership: The Structures of the Church

Perhaps we’re scared of commitment.  Maybe we’re allergic to authority.  Certainly we’re weary of any insider/outside distinction.  Whatever it is, a lot of people are skeptical about church membership.  Is it really necessary?  Is it really biblical? The New Testament assumes church membership and implies … Continue reading

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Make the Book Live to Me

Make the book live to me, O Lord. Show me yourself within your Word. Show me myself and show me my Savior, and make the book live to me, for Jesus’ sake. Amen. -Hudson Pope

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