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I’m back to blog … strike up the band!

September 11, 2016

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Dear Caitlyn Jenner: Research prompted sex-change pioneer to abandon the surgery

June 4, 2015

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There is much celebration surrounding Bruce Jenner’s transformation into the woman Caitlyn Jenner. But lost in all the noise of this being a brave decision is consideration of a question: Is it a wise decision? One of the healthcare organizations that pioneered sex-change surgery would say no. Despite the fact that Johns Hopkins University was […]

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4 things whites can say to African Americans about Baltimore and Ferguson

May 12, 2015

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By what I see (and don’t see) on social media and elsewhere online, whites can be at a loss for how to interact with African Americans about the various racial incidents that are in the news recently. Those of us whites who do comment on Facebook can betray, at best, a serious lack of understanding […]

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The Nike approach to progressive sanctification

October 26, 2012

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“The New Testament calls upon us to take action; it does not tell us that the work of sanctification is going to be done for us … We are in the ‘good fight of faith,’ and we have to do the fighting. But, thank god, we are enabled to do it; for the moment we […]

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God is not a slave driver

October 19, 2012

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From The Hole In Our Holiness by Kevin DeYoung: “From a failure to properly understand God comes a world of unhappiness among good Christians even today. The Christian life is thought to be a glum, unrelieved cross-carrying under the eye of a stern Father who expects much and excuses nothing. He is austere, peevish, highly […]

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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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What can Nacho Libre teach you about prayer?

June 30, 2010

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Now, I’m not typically one to be dismissive of another man’s exegesis, but I’ve got a bone to pick with this parish priest who moonlights as a masked luchador. To the best of my knowledge, the scriptures are completely silent about wrestling with your neighbor. However, the apostle Paul was a big fan of wrestling […]

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