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How Can I Be Sure that I Am a Christian?

Most people will have at some point in life a time where they doubt their salvation. For some, the doubt can lead to a deepening faith and stronger assurance that they are followers of Jesus. For others, the doubt is something God has placed in their lives to help them realize that they have never […]

St. Patrick

I wish people would quit with the green clothes. I just don’t own anything I can wear on St. Patrick’s Day, and I’m not going to go out and buy a shirt just so I can wear it once a year. Green clashes with my eyes. March 17 has become a day to celebrate the […]

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 […]


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