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Below are all posts regarding theoretical aspects of the Christian life

Farther Along

Besides setting a wonderful running pace, the music and lyrics of Josh Garrels are rich with the eschatological hope that believers share in Christ. Take a look at the last verse of “Farther Along” off his album Love & War & The Sea In Between: Still I get hard pressed on every side Between the rock and a compromise […]

Why Do Leaves Wilt?

The lack of rain this summer has lead me to wonder, why did God create plants to wilt? Clearly, the scientific explanation is that they don’t have enough water, but my question is one “meta” level higher. Surely, when God was creating the universe he could have created any number of scientific explanations for why plants wilt.Why […]

Grace—Rightly Perceived

“For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us […]

How to Read for Pleasure

“Read at whim!” This is the cry of Dr. Alan Jacobs in his recent book The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction. Reading at whim is his response to our culture which loves to ask what to read. Many seek recommendations from best-seller, top 10, and summer reading lists, but “In many cases,” Jacobs suggests, “these […]

Marketing and Faith: Similarities and Distinctions

A Funny Breed Marketing and Business folks are a funny breed. I should know, I’m technically one of them. If you’ve ever read books like 7 Habits of a Highly Effective People, Good to Great, Linchpin, or Strengths Finder 2.0 you know what I’m talking about. “Become a better leader in 5 easy steps!” or […]

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