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Book Review: Something Needs To Change

Something Needs To Change:  A Call To Make Your Life Count In A World Of Urgent Need, by David Platt [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Multnomah/Waterbrook Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] There is … Continue reading

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Diagnosis: Folly

[This is the prepared text for a sermonette given to the Portland congregation of the United Church of God on Sabbath, September 7, 2019.] When we read the book of Proverbs, we can find dozens of bad things that the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Last Lessons Of Christ

The Last Lessons Of Christ:  Living By Faith In An Age Of Despair, by Daniel Sweet and Andrew Gilmore [Note:  This book was provided by Reedsy Discovery for the purposes of review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In … Continue reading

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Book Review: Prosperity In The Eyes Of God

Prosperity In The Eyes Of God:  Keys To A Prosperous Life, by Laura Quirino Castro [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery for the purposes of review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] By and … Continue reading

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As Many As The Lord Our God Will Call: Part One

When I posted recently on the subject of people or places being viewed improperly as God-forsaken, a frequent reader of the blog had some questions that were far distinct from what I had intended and which ended up being very lengthy … Continue reading

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Book Review: 40 Verses To Ignite Your Faith

40 Verses To Ignite Your Faith:  Surprising Insights From Unexpected Passages, by Laurie Polich Short [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book is an example, and a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zealous For Good Works

Zealous For Good Works:  Mobilizing Your Church For The Good Of Your Community, by Todd A. Wilson [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] There is a small error … Continue reading

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Book Review: Counterfeit Gods

Counterfeit Gods:  The Empty Promises Of Money, Sex, And Power, and The Only Hope That Matters, by Timothy Keller For all of his faults, you cannot claim that the author here merely speaks to the itching ears of his audience.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Preaching

Preaching:  Communicating Faith In An Age Of Skepticism, by Timothy Keller When one reads a book like this one can get a ready sense of the border between style and strictures.  More than a decade ago I gave a speech … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jesus The King

Jesus The King:  Understanding The Life And Death Of The Son Of God, by Timothy Keller Reviewing this book gives me an opportunity to engage in one of my favorite rants regarding publishing.  If this book is viewed in isolation, … Continue reading

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