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Bible 101

The walking dead

For many of you, your neighborhoods have started to look a lot like mine does. With Halloween just around the corner, there are all…

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Karma Christianity

Here’s a little quiz for you. True or false? You get good things from God by being good. Sometimes God will cause you to…

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Two lies and a truth

There is a game played at team-building events and slumber parties alike called Two Truths and a Lie. The idea is to learn more…

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Why did God create hell?

The 20th century was the epoch of evil. Yes, it was also a time of great advancement in technology and medicine. Yet even those…

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Your sins are not like coffee grounds

It was 5:20 A.M. I was pulling out the coffeepot to pour my first cup when things went tragically awry. (I use the word…

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If there’s no Easter, there’s no Christianity

According to Christianity, Easter is everything. As the apostle Paul says, “If Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is…

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To forgive or not to forgive: A case study

Two men. One an Old Testament prophet, chosen by God to preach repentance and mercy to a tough crowd. One a New Testament believer,…

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Is the story of Christ just another conspiracy?

Conspiracy theories are on the rise. You can tell by just listening to people in your own family. In fact, you might have already…

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Daylight Savings

We gained a full hour this month in most of the U.S. Magically in the middle of the night on November 1, we doubled…

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You’re invited

Our neighbor owns a business, and my daughter has worked for him for the past couple of years. Thanks to him, she learned how…

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Free gloves

Recently my two older boys attended a youth group event at our church. Before enjoying pizza and a Packers game (two quintessential youth group…

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3 words that will change your Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a spiritually dangerous time of year. Why? Because this is a season when many of us put our joy, happiness, peace, and…