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Where are the Just War Prophets?

Where are the Just War Prophets?

Christian Just War Theory says it is morally permissible to wage war for a just reason. It says, for specific purposes and through specific means, indeed, for the...

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The Difference Between Knowing and Knowing

The Difference Between Knowing and Knowing

Reading the Exodus story recently, it occurred to me that Yahweh repeatedly desires both Pharaoh and Israel to “know” Him. Throughout the plagues and the revelations,...

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Why You Can’t Trust God

Why You Can’t Trust God

We live in a generation of doubt. On its own, this is neither good nor bad. It just is. I’ve written before on the fact that Christians ought to embrace those who doubt...

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Preaching that’s as Cool as the Other Side of the Pillow

Preaching that’s as Cool as the Other Side of the Pillow

Stuart Scott, the great ESPN anchor, died a few days ago after fighting cancer for seven years. ESPN did a great memorial piece on him and, as they always do, they...

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You Won’t Believe What Gets Left Out of Every Good Sermon…

You Won’t Believe What Gets Left Out of Every Good Sermon…

If Malcom Gladwell is right and it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert, then I’ve got a seriously long road of sermonizing ahead of me. I like to write and reflect...

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