Monthly Archive: September 2015

Sep 28

Read The Whole Letter!

Imagine a soldier in a fox hole in World War II. He receives a letter from the woman he married right before he shipped out to the front lines. As the bullets zip past his head and he hears explosions around him, he finally gets a few moments to pull the letter out from inside …

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Sep 21

Silent Anger

One of the greatest needs in the church is an understanding of and appreciation for the Old Testament. It’s often misunderstood and misrepresented. God is made out to be a vindictive angry old man who’s really only around to eventually be replaced by the loving teddy bear God of the New Testament. However, not only …

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Sep 16

Put On Your New Humanity

I love storms. There is something incredible about being surrounded by something so powerful and dangerous. They provide a rare perspective of just how small and weak I am as a human being. I find an almost paradoxical comfort in experiencing my own insignificance in this way. It is the closest I’ve come to being …

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Sep 09

Glorifying the Past

Today I was talking with our Children’s Pastor, Ryan Gordon, about how I’ve resolved to live in the moment with my son & daughter. Far too often parents wish for days gone by with their kids. They wish they were still infants so they could rock them in the recliner; that they were two so …

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Sep 08

Peter’s Transformation

For as long as I can remember, one of my favorite types of movies is one that starts with somebody who is in some way weak. Then, through hard work, physical training, or an external influence—they become powerful. For instance, in the movie Captain America, the main character starts off as a scrawny man who …

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