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Your activity is not your identity

Years ago I tapped into my Bible nerdery and tried to count all the names that Christians are called in the New Testament. In…

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The uniqueness of Jesus

Decades ago, at a European conference, scholars discussed the world’s religions, wondering if there was anything unique about the Christian faith. Was it prayer?…

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Rizzin indeed!

Not too long ago, one of my employees paid me a lovely compliment . . . I think. She told me I had “W…

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None.

When I was studying New Testament Greek at Bible college, I can’t say that I always loved it. Conjugating verbs and translating obscure words…

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Your truth = The truth?

The other day I studied every appearance of the word truth in the Bible. In my English translation, the word showed up 137 separate…

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The only filter you need

On Facebook, one of my friends shared one of the best quotes I’ve ever seen attributed to Abraham Lincoln: “Don’t believe everything you read…

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No longer stinky

My son is 18 months old, and while I love him dearly and he can be painfully adorable sometimes, other times—he drives me a…

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Jesus’ love makes life sweet

Have you ever tried to make a cake with small children? While it’s fun, it’s also a messy endeavor, and there’s no guaranteeing your…

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Wanted: Dead (to be made alive)

There was a baptism at our church recently. Cute little girl in a fancy little dress. She had a bow in her hair. She…

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A hole and the whole

Recently, our 16-year-old son got his first phone. (Yes, we lean slightly toward the old-school way of life. . . . We also still…

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Let’s make heaven crowded!

Recently, every member of my family got sick. It was an awful, helpless feeling watching my kids burning with fevers and coughing so hard…

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Uncertain certainty

I dragged my feet about jumping on to the listening-to-podcasts bandwagon. (That’s an understatement.) Friends convinced me to check some out, and while I’m…