Archive | September, 2010

Who wears the pants in your family?

September 24, 2010

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Al Mohler is smart. Crazy smart. And despite my poking fun at him with the occasional blog post, I have all the respect in the world in the world for the president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Okay, maybe not ALL the respect in the world. You see, he posted a commentary on a […]

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Relationship advice from a man named Alice

September 20, 2010

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I wouldn’t typically commend relationship advice from an infamous rock musician like Alice Cooper. But the husband of 26 years has some great tips on cultivating a lasting marriage. Ignore the first bit of narration which is in some foreign language. This topic is especially timely as today is the 24th anniversary for my wife […]

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Free Bible-themed computer wallpaper

September 18, 2010

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Graphic designer Jim LePage is creating a piece of original artwork for every book of the Bible. His designs, and his perspective on scripture, are fresh and inspiring. He is graciously offering his art for the book of Job for use as wallpaper for your computer’s desktop. To download this design, and see his other […]

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The evolution of Darwin’s soul

September 16, 2010

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The topic of evolution can up during a question and answer session at my church last night. Part of the discussion touched on how embracing this controversial theory might affect your worldview and life in general. It reminded me of a post from Justin Taylor’s excellent blog that where he shared the following excerpt from […]

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Book Review: The Boy Who Changed the World

September 14, 2010

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In 2009, best-selling author Andy Andrews released The Butterfly Effect, a motivational book that posited that the decisions you make and the way you  treat others have more impact than you may ever realize. With The Boy Who Changed the World, Andrews has created a kid-friendly version of last year’s hit book. Beautifully illustrated by […]

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Book review: The Butterfly Effect

September 14, 2010

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Andy Andrews speaks to groups over 100 times a year, and his skill at story telling is one of the main reasons he’s so popular with audiences. One of those stories, The Butterfly Effect, is his most requested, and has now been turned into a book. Just 109 pages long, The Butterfly Effect is a […]

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C.J. Mahaney on humility

September 13, 2010

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Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the LORD; be assured, he will not go unpunished. (Proverbs 16:5 ESV) I recently heard a great sermon that reminded me of the importance of humility in the life of a believer. So when I saw C.J Mahaney (he’s the bald one with the glasses) […]

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This ain’t no head game

September 11, 2010

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For by you I can run against a troop, and by my God I can leap over a wall. (Psalm 18:29 ESV) I’m not trying to drum up some misguided triumphalism here. But gosh darn it, many of us can settle for a faith and outlook on life that is timid, tepid and defeatist. Thing […]

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The Hymn of the Legalist

September 10, 2010

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Jesus Paid It Some I hear the Savior say, “You’re not doing enough; Work your fingers to the bone, I will save those who are tough.” Jesus paid it some I will do the rest Sin had left a crimson stain Now I will give my best For now indeed I’ll try To earn your […]

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Bashful about marketing yourself?

September 8, 2010

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Reviewing business books is coloring outside the lines for me. But since I am a marketing professional, and author Miki Markovich asked — I thought I’d give it a shot. Let me know what you think. For those who are bashful, marketing oneself can seem like a daunting task. But there’s help on the way […]

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