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Valiant for Truth - Practical Studies

A Pastor’s Reflections: The Tyranny of the Last Book
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One of my favorite times of the year is November, not because of Thanksgiving (I prefer cow to bird, personally—Turkey is the vanilla ice cream of the food world—bland, bland, bland, unless, of course, you dress it up with bacon and stuffing, then it’s ok). I love November because its theological book season!

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: The Talk
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As a pastor of a small church I had a number of young people who made the chronological transition from being children to becoming adults. I characterize this transition as chronological because that’s the way the greater portion of our culture defines it.

 
 
 
Women & Theology: Parenting and the Providence of God
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Seminary taught me of God’s character more than anything else.  It showed me that I worship a powerful, perfect and Holy God who ordains all for my good and His glory.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Wisdom and Tough Choices
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As I have grown older, and hopefully more mature (there are some doubts as I look at my personal collection of 45 Star Wars Lego clone figures lined up on my desk that my children may not, under any circumstance, touch), I have concluded that many young ministers see everything in black and white.

 
 
 
Women & Theology: Book Review of Extravagant Grace
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If the Holy Spirit is at work in my life, shouldn’t I be sinning less? Isn’t that what sanctification means? If so, am I even a Christian when sin is still so present in my life?