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So That We May Better Understand Each Other

It is often taken as an article of faith by many people that disagreements will cease when we all better understand each other.  In many ways this is precisely the opposite of the truth.  Often, peace can only be preserved … Continue reading

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The Perils Of Not Progressing

This morning, as I rushed about preparing as I sometimes do, I was paused by a conversation with a friend of mine that brought to mind a common dilemma faced by people and societies and institutions.  Depending on which aspect … Continue reading

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Book Review: 7 Reasons Why You Can Trust The Bible

7 Reasons Why You Can Trust The Bible, by Erwin W. Lutzer [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Given the widespread ignorance of scriptures and the savage nature … Continue reading

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Book Review: Questioning Evangelism

Questioning Evangelism:  Engaging People’s Hearts The Way Jesus Did, by Randy Newman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who has always been very fond of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Future Of Atheism

The Future Of Atheism:  Alister McGrath & Daniel Dennett in Dialogue, edited by Robert B. Stewart This is the sort of book [1] that demonstrates, at least to me, that there is a wide variance between the survival of a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Gospel According To Paul

The Gospel According To Paul:  Embracing The Good News At The Heart Of Paul’s Teachings, by John MacArthur [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I was given … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Refutation Of Moral Relativism

A Refutation Of Moral Relativism:  Interviews With An Absolutist, by Peter Kreeft This book gives a fictive debate where the author creates an imaginary Socratic dialogue between two characters, a black feminist named Libby and a conservative Middle Eastern man … Continue reading

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Book Review: Practicing The Power

Practicing The Power:  Welcoming The Gifts Of The Holy Spirit In Your Life, by Sam Storms [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book is admittedly more than a … Continue reading

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I Can’t Buy That

This past Saturday night at dinner I had a conversation with someone from my congregation who had once loaned me a book to see my thoughts on it [1].  This can be a more hazardous task than may meet the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Coming Of The Fairies

The Coming Of The Fairies, by Arthur Conan Doyle I read this book, like many others I have read, thanks to an independent publisher who releases free ebooks of forgotten and out of print volumes [1].  In retrospect, this book … Continue reading

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