Monthly Archives: August 2011

No Shame

I spend most of my waking hours alone in the truck I drive for work. I am naturally an introvert, so I don’t struggle being alone for so many hours, although it is nice to be around other people when I can. The problem is that I am also an analytic. Those close to me(…)

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Rejected

Today I was thinking about something that happened a few years ago when I was still in college. I had been spending a ton of time studying some of the harder concepts in Theology to grasp. Things about God’s justice and the finer points of salvation. I was really digging into the things that make(…)

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Ministry Update – August 2011

Is it just me or is 2011 going by way too fast? It is already August and some schools are back in session. Wow. As most of you know, it has been a pretty eventful summer for me between working, church responsibilities, the 2011 Heart of God-East Africa trip to Uganda, and trying to make(…)

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Sermon Audio – Train: An Introduction to Spiritual Disciplines

Click to Listen – Train: An Intro to Spiritual Disciplines Part 1 Click to Listen – Train: An Intro to Spiritual Disciplines Part 2 (Preached from 1 Timothy 4:7-8 on August 7th & 14th, 2011 at Grace Baptist Church, Odessa, Texas.) Related Blog Posts: iPhone Christians Battling Busyness Worship is War Spending Time With Dad

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Evolution versus Intelligent Designers

This post was originally published on 11/19/07 on this blog’s predecessor. Somehow in the move to WordPress it didn’t come along, yet it is one of my favorites, so I did some editing and brought it back. ———————————————– I have been thinking a lot this weekend about the arguments for evolution and the big bang(…)

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A Call to Christian Creatives

In last week’s post, the point I wanted to make was simply this: the beginning of human creativity is the creativity of God. We are created in the image of a Creator. Therefore, in carrying forth His image, humanity finds within itself an imaginative mind with a desire to design and create and build. We(…)

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Victim of Circumstance

We are coming up on a very busy time of year in America. School is back in session. Many families are scrambling to arrange one final vacation for Labor Day. Students are soon to be hit with sporting events and band practices. Businesses are gearing up for the final quarter of the year. We are(…)

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