Monthly Archives: December 2010

For the Love of the Church – part 1

I recently realized that out of all of my close guy friends, I am now the only one who is not married. The reality that comes with this, as I have found through the chain of marriages the last few years, is that when a buddy of mine takes a wife, it changes the dynamic(…)

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For the Love of the Church – part 2

Last week I talked about the fact that Jesus loved the church so much that He died for her, and that the implication is that when we say we love Him, that we also love what He loves. But today I want to talk about the fact that it isn’t enough to simply not dislike(…)

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Christmas in America

  ‘Tis the season for a good old fashioned war on Christmas. After all, that is what it seems America has come to celebrate this time of year. But this letter is not to America, it is to the Christian. See, I hear complaints every year from fellow believers that the secular agenda in this(…)

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A Few Thoughts About Christmas

This week America celebrates Christmas. In many homes this is true no matter what the religious affiliation of the family because in 21st century America, Christmas has very little to do with Christ, and a whole lot to do with a weird combination of tradition and materialism. From many people outside of the Christian faith,(…)

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Finding Resolve

As quickly as it began, 2010 is coming to an end, and as with most years, we are confronted with the newfound sense of optimism that always comes with the New Year. For most of us, the New Year isn’t just a calendar change, but it carries with is an aura of new life and(…)

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