Archive | May, 2011

Is this a cuss word for gospel-centered Christians?

May 31, 2011

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From Kevin DeYoung: I believe with all my heart that we can do nothing to merit eternal life. We are justified by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone. God accepts and declares us righteous not because of our good deeds, but because of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. We cannot […]

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Recent discovery solves one of childhood’s greatest mysteries

May 24, 2011

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I read a lot of Archie comic books growing up. Something about the lives of these Riverdale teens was so fascinating to me. In hindsight, it probably had to do with the fact that young guys actually talked to pretty teenaged girls. That was a frustrating impossibility to the shy younger version of myself. But […]

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Jukebox: The Sound (John M. Perkins’ Blues)

May 23, 2011

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“The Sound (John Perkin’s Blues) is a very important song for us as a band. I see so much hatred and fear around me, I see so many people living out their pain. I hear it on the radio. I see it in the headlines. John Perkin’s story needs to be heard. This song was […]

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Francis Chan is no Rob Bell

May 20, 2011

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Da Vinci’s design for the iPhone

May 20, 2011

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HT: How To Be A Retronaut

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Seal Team Six vs Civil War Reenactors

May 19, 2011

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When I’m reminded of the call to be a good soldier of Christ Jesus, I like to think of myself as one of the Navy’s Seal Team Six, the elite military group that made news by killing Osama Bin Laden. They’re the best of the best … highly trained, super tough, and thoroughly committed to […]

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Why there are no more sasquatch sightings in Utah

May 18, 2011

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Book review: Nick of Time

May 17, 2011

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Nick Polchak is spending some time in the Poconos the week of his wedding. Unfortunately, it’s murder and not marriage that brings him to the popular honeymoon destination. That’s the kickoff for Nick of Time, a new thriller by Tim Downs. This story is the latest in a series of novels about a brilliant, yet […]

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Palace reveals that the Prince married a prostitute

May 12, 2011

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Martin Luther, The Freedom of a Christian, published in 1520: “Who can even begin to appreciate what this royal marriage means? Who can comprehend the riches of this glorious grace? Christ, the rich and divine bridegroom, marries this poor, wicked whore, redeems her from all of her evil, and adorns her with all of his […]

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Ikea reveals the mysterious process for building Stonehenge

May 11, 2011

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I loved the “legal disclosure” that goes with the inforgraphic: Important! Ensure all components are free from mud, dung and evil spirits before assembly. Wear appropriate safety equipment (spear, flint knife, etc.) in the event of bears. Small parts are not included. If plagued by demons or suffering from pestilence, seek advice from a druid […]

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