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Fighting Sin Through Affirmation

Fighting Sin Through Affirmation

The temptations Jesus endures in Matthew 4 are often set up as the exemplary account of how we Christians ought also to fight temptation. Christ, alone in the desert...

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Have You Committed the Unforgivable Sin?

Have You Committed the Unforgivable Sin?

Since my earliest days reading the Bible, the concept of an “unforgivable sin” has struck me as odd. I even remember the questions it raised for me the first time I...

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Why Defending the Bible Has Made Us Unable to Read It

Why Defending the Bible Has Made Us Unable to Read It

For the last decade Pete Enns has foddered the flames of Evangelical controversy with his theology of biblical interpretation. In many ways, I am grateful for the...

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Last Night’s Dream: Basketball with Shane, Maxie, and Scott

Last Night’s Dream: Basketball with Shane, Maxie, and Scott

Last night I had a dream that I was playing basketball. That’s always a great dream. Someone from the other team went up for a shot and missed. I went and grabbed...

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Speaking Without Notes

Speaking Without Notes

About 6 weeks ago, a few friends challenged me to take my preaching to the next step by preaching without notes. A part of me was really excited about this challenge –...

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