10 Questions

I saw this video on another blog (the link is to the website that produced it): http://whywontgodhealamputees.com/10questions.htm It’s worth watching. I was told at the beginning at this video that I am assumed to be a thinking person. Well, I am a thinking person, and I have noted several logical fallacies in this video. The […]

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Happy Feet

This weekend, we (our church’s youth ministry) headed to the dollar (well, actually the three-dollar-fifty) movies for a dinner and a movie out. Out of a lack of good choices of movies that would be entertaining as well as appropriate for grades 6-12, I chose Happy Feet for our group to watch. It certainly was […]

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What are you?

Internet quizzes. I avoid them at all costs and happily delete forward emails from well-meaning friends urging me to take them. However, I was sucked into one on Theological Worldview. Before I discuss it, here are my results: You scored as Evangelical Holiness/Wesleyan. You are an evangelical in the Wesleyan tradition. You believe that God’s […]

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Raising Up Thinking Christians

Nancy Pearcey in her book Total Truth (Crossway, 2004, 2005) spends a couple of chapters on the history of evangelicalism and how this affects the current identity of evangelicalism. Pearcey notes that there are two main lines of evangelicalism: the populist line and the scholarly (or rationalist) line (p. 256 in the Study Guide edition). […]

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This Blog

I’ve had this blog for a little over a year now, but I never really got into the habit of writing much. But, I now desire to be more in digital conversation with others about certain issues, and so here we go again.

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Pick and Choose

For a little over a year or so, my daily devotions have been guided by the Daily Office found in the Episcopal Church’s Book of Common Prayer (BCP). The Daily Office is a two year lectionary which goes through most of the Old Testament (minus the psalms) once and most of the New Testament twice […]

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Lamenting on Thanksgiving?

As I write this, the clock reads 12:00am and indicates that it is a new day: Thanksgiving Day, to be exact. Yet on my mind is the subject of lamenting. Lamenting has been on my mind since I heard a chapel message given by a professor of mine on the biblical view of lamenting (http://www.denverseminary.edu/worship/media, […]

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Entry Number One

I suppose it should be appropriate if my first entry addressed what I hope to be the area of discussion on this blog. I am a follower of Jesus and a pastor to youth (teens) and their families. One primary passion of mine is to care for the youth and their families in my church […]

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