The Florida School Shooting And Billy Graham

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I never heard this said about school shootings before and it really made me think. Continue reading

The Terrible Thing (that’s easier than what we’re all trying to do instead)

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“The terrible thing, the almost impossible thing, is to hand over your whole self–all your wishes and precautions–to Christ. But it is far easier than what we are all trying to do instead.”

-C.S. Lewis

My Friend Just Died, And This Is What His Daughter Wrote

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My friend David Serry just died. This is what his daughter Amy wrote.

My dad died last night.

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The Most Valuable Thing On Earth

Earth in Gods HandOver the years I’ve come to realize, the most valuable thing on earth among humankind is a love for Jesus.

Whose Sin Caused This? (And does the existence of suffering prove there is no God?)

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Read John 9:1-3.

Does Suffering Prove God Does Not Exist? Continue reading

Henry Rollins Is Afraid To Die

henryrollinsposter-by-gage-skidmore-ccYesterday Nate told me something about the musician Henry Rollins. He said: Henry Rollins is afraid to die. So he sleeps only as long as he has to sleep. And when he’s not asleep he makes the most of every waking moment.

That really resonated with me because the day before Continue reading

Who’s Your Father?

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Read John 8:37-47.

The Unwelcome Prince

The castle at the center of the kingdom was magnificent. It was situated on a hilltop with rows of terraced vineyards in the foreground and a stunning view of the remote valley beyond. By all appearances the people who lived there were respectable. They dressed well, they seemed polite enough, and they kept things looking neat and clean. But Continue reading

Things You Should Know About The Author Of This Blog: I live with a dog who thinks he’s a human

werner-watching-john-wayne-movie-2016-croppedI live with a dog who thinks he’s a human.

He watches TV–like a human. Here we see him watching John Wayne with Kathy. He likes John Wayne movies. I think it’s the horses.

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Up until a few months ago, my mom-in-law lived with us. She was sick and dying. Werner seemed to know this and liked to lay down nearby. One time he brought a mouth full of his dog food and laid it at her feet. He’s never done that before, or since. Continue reading

The Pharisees Attack The Light Of The World (And Jesus’ 3 Point Rebuttal)

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Christ Accused by the Pharisees by Duccio di Buoninsegna, 1308

Read John 8:12-20.

The Pharisees Attack The Light Of The World Continue reading