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Just Like Toddlers

Monday, October 12, 2015 Just Like Toddlers Our first child was an incredibly active toddler. He spent the early days of his infant development constantly grabbing, clinging and climbing on people and objects as if life were the ultimate jungle gym. Between 8 and 9 months, he...
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Why Things Often Don’t Make Sense

February 27, 2015 by Jon Bloom We humans have an irrepressible need to make sense of the world and our experience in it. Meaninglessness Is an Illusion Darwinian naturalists believe that we adapted this need for meaning in order to secure food and pass along our genes. Nonsense....
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Should Your Church Stop Having a Stand and Greet Time?

By Thom Rainer: You never know what will strike a nerve in the blogosphere. A blog post I wrote Saturday went viral, and the comments, discussion, and debate are still taking place at that post. It was really a simple article. I did a Twitter poll (not scientific, I assure you)...
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Two Ways to Drive Our Roots Deep into the Gospel

Posted by Pastor J.D. on September 15, 2014 I’ve recently been reading a new book by Tim Keller, Walking with God Through Pain and Suffering. In it, he says that the modern approach to happiness is to remove any and all suffering: avoid pain, or if you can’t, sedate it. But, as...
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The Incalculable Wonder of Being a Christian

August 5, 2014 by John Piper Being a Christian means experiencing the supernatural every day. Living as new creatures in Christ is amazing beyond calculation (Galatians 6:15). The fact that many believers do not know this, and do not feel as if it were true, does not surprise us,...
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Helping Children Grieve

Author: Bryan Smith I remember sitting in the waiting room, being held by a nurse that I had just met, weeping over what was taking place in the room next to me. My mother was finishing her race and would soon be called home by the Lord. I was scared. I was lonely. I was sad. I...
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Why We Won’t Live in Heaven Forever

Author: Zach Lee Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailMore Sharing Services Among believers and unbelievers alike, not many topics are surrounded by greater confusion than the idea of heaven. Most Christians’ concept of heaven derives more from Plato than it does from...
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History Could Happen Again

June 26, 2014, by Nathan A. Finn Jonathan Edwards wrote a number of books that became famous, even during his own lifetime. One of his lesser-known works was a 1746 book titled An Humble Attempt to Promote Explicit Agreement and Visible Union of God’s People in Extraordinary...
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4 Marks of Biblical Discipleship

Jun 23, 2014 | Trevin Wax Whenever Christians discuss the mission of the church, we tend to get mired in debates over the responsibility of local congregations to be involved in social ministry. Is our work in the world part of the church’s mission? Is the mission broad or...
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