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Sift Propaganda by Your Convictions

The way to handle propaganda and lies is not to simply avoid reading news at all, but to be aware of the efforts to manipulate. The ancient Flood of Noah’s day involved breaking a permanent cloud cover over the earth. … Continue reading

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The Sad Fate of Julian Assange

We aren’t taking scalps. The mission of exposing sin is not about the big named individuals we might bring down. That will surely happen, but it’s not the focus. Exposing sin is not about the sinners, but the sin. We … Continue reading

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Deconstructing 02

I’ve written quite a bit on this blog about the various differences between our American cultural assumptions and those of the biblical intellectual traditions. Rather than linger unnecessarily rehashing the details of this, let’s get right into some of the … Continue reading

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Let Me Explain Myself

By no means would I pretend to speak for God; I will do my best to provoke your own encounter with the Lord of Creation. One of the greatest blasphemies on this earth is the notion that divine justice can … Continue reading

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Closer to Heaven

Paul’s Letter to the Roman Christians makes it plain that there is nothing we can do on our end to get ourselves or other people into Heaven. The one thing we can do on this level is share the heart-led … Continue reading

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The Primacy of Individual Calling and Conviction

This is in response to some offline comments… The ethic of utility is a false idol, a rejection of Jesus Christ. Whether or not something works in practical terms is easily the very last consideration God requires of us when … Continue reading

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Try to Imagine

Typical is not necessarily normal. A critical element of heart-led faith, of walking by conviction, is that we are granted a stronger and more conscious connection to our own bodies. That’s a clear element in being more firmly connected to … Continue reading

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