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Jesus tomb?

The recent airing of the documentary The Lost Tomb of Jesus has created quite a stir. The show, which aired on the Discovery Channel drew over 4 million viewers, and the book based on the program, Jesus Family Tomb, skyrocketed to sixth on the New York Times Bestseller List. This documentary asserts that an ossuary […]

Dangerous Movies

Dangerous Movies I saw the Astronaut Farmer this week (about a C+ on the Patented Lancaster Scale), and it got me to thinking, Why do we go to the movies in the first place? Aren’t these the kinds of experiences we should be having in church? Let’s admit it right now. We can never make […]

Daylight Savings time and the Mayberry Cafe

All the hubbub about Daylight Savings Time starting this week reminded me of one of the, shall I say, less than memorable moments in my work with teenagers (for those who don’t know it, I was a youth pastor for a long time). As a youth pastor, I wanted trips to be memorable, so when […]

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

One of the things I hope to do in my blog is to point people to some resources that challenge me. So here is the first entry of that type. Too often, we lose sight that we are part of the larger story of God and His work in church history. I spent most of […]

Pragmatism and Obedience

This past week, the message looked at obedience in the life of a Christ-follower. In fact, obedience to the commands of God is one of the key themes for all of John’s writing, including 1 John. He seems to make it very clear that there is a connection to genuine faith and a person’s desire […]


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