Category Archives: Theology

Reading Wars Philip Yancy

I am going through a personal crisis. I used to love reading. I am writing this blog in my office, surrounded by 27 tall bookcases laden with some 5,000 books. Over the years I have read them, marked them up, … Continue reading

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Every Book of the Bible in One Word Garrett Kell

God reveals himself through his Word. When he speaks, he teaches us what he is like, how he acts, and how he desires us to respond. As a whole, the Bible is about God. It’s about God the Father displaying … Continue reading

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A Good Reminder For A Monday…

unds of love At the cross My worth is not in skill or name In win or lose, in pride or shame But in the blood of Christ that flowed At the cross Refrain: I rejoice in my Redeemer Greatest … Continue reading

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Mary Slessor’s Providential Preparation for Missionary Service by Vance Christie ⋅

Mary Slessor (1848-1915) was one of the most celebrated Christian missionaries of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. For thirty-eight years she carried the Gospel to savage, degraded tribes in the dense forests of Calabar (southern Nigeria), West Africa, … Continue reading

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What If You Never Publish? He’ll Never Leave You! by Peter Leavell

—At age 36, I lay in my bed, dying. Blood tests showed I no longer made testosterone because of an autoimmune disorder. Treatments helped me recover over the course of a year. I still take treatments. I lived. Christ was … Continue reading

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5 Questions To Ask of a Book Before You Read It By Tim Challies

They are far and away the most common questions I receive (beyond, perhaps, how to pronounce my name—it rhymes with “valleys”): Can you tell me anything about this author? Have you heard of this book? Is it safe to read? … Continue reading

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Hymn Writer Extraordinaire – Fanny Crosby by Vance Christie

In an era filled with prominent Gospel song composers, Fanny Crosby (1820-1915) became the world’s premiere hymn writer of her day. A number of her hymns are still sung and appreciated by Christians around the world today. The fascinating story … Continue reading

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