Tag: books

Sanctity of Life: A Reflection

Even though Presidents’ Day is not until February, it is worth a side trip to Abraham Lincoln before I share a few thoughts on sanctity of life. Lincoln was a profound person. He was a man of character, wisdom, and spiritual sensitivity. It has been long debated as to how “orthodox” Lincoln’s faith was. If […]

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Learning the Historic Christian Faith

Resources to Help You Go Deeper Biblical instruction. Theological training. Spiritual formation. Moral renovation. The church has a responsibility to teach, train, equip, explain, guide, motivate, illustrate, illumine, and generally communicate the entire Word of God and the things of God to the people of God. We also have a responsibility to do this missionally. […]

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Trend Watching: Why We Go to College

What people are thinking about the purpose of going to college Barna Trends identified 10 Reasons for Going to College. Here are the top three reasons Christians believe college is important: To prepare for a specific job or career – 70% To increase financial opportunities – 56% To stay competitive in today’s job market – […]

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The History of Our Best and Worst Presidents

Not only do I read biographies on individual presidents, I also read studies about the presidency. A brand new book is out (over 500 pages) titled THE PRESIDENTS: Noted Historians Rank American’s Best – and Worst – Chief Executives. Here are the Top Ten presidents of the United States. Abraham Lincoln George Washington Franklin D. […]

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A Necessary Word About Sin

The Prodigal Prophet is a collection of sermons and reflections by Tim Keller on the prophet Jonah. If you have never read anything by Keller, I recommend you check out any of these other books: The Prodigal God, about the lost son and elder son parable. Counterfeit Gods, about the idols of our time (like […]

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What I Am Reading These Days

I am currently working on several writing projects. My early morning routine consists of devotions, reading, and writing. Seasons of life vary for me. There are times when I do more reading and less writing. Then I will cut back my reading so I have more time to write. Right now I am in a […]

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