What CSI Tells Us About Our Desire for Truth

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I recently read a post by Jill Carattini of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. In the post she discusses the reason for the popularity of forensic criminal science dramas on television such as CSI, NCIS and Bones. The shows center around the desire to find out what really happened to the victim and to bring the […]

Ed Stetzer – Legalism, “The Help,” and a “Woman’s Place”

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I haven’t seen “The Help”, it really didn’t seem that interesting to me. But I like what Ed Stetzer says in this blog post and offer the link for your edification. Legalism is dangerous and inhibits spiritual growth. Ed Stetzer – Legalism, “The Help,” and a “Woman’s Place”.

A Real Sense of Community

Community

A few days ago I read a story about a man with 100,000 Twitter followers who took his own life. I know nothing about his history or the reasons behind the suicide. But I am struck by sadness that none of the 100,000 “friends” was close enough to prevent this tragedy. I often hear that […]

The Ministry of Reconciliation – We Can Do Better

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17 Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come. 18 Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation. (2 Corinthians 5:17–18 NASB) Having grown up in the church, I […]

Balancing Bible Study and Prayer: An Illustration from Star Trek

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Christian are to be balanced in their pursuit of Bible study and prayer. Two characters from Star Trek illustrate the imbalance of these two.

The Storm Before The Calm: Why Utopias Fail

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The Bible predicts that things will get worse before they get better hence the title The Storm Before the Calm. We should not be surprised at the increasing political, social and moral chaos. Yet in the end, we know that every knee will bow to Jesus Christ as we are reminded by the Apostle Paul.