Archive for January, 2012

Jesus – Better Than Katniss Everdeen

That title may or may not mean anything to you, but it means something to me because I just finished reading the first book of The Hunger Games. Yes, it’s young adult fiction. Yes, it has a love triangle. No, it’s not about vampires and werewolves. Just wanted to clear that up. The book was [...]

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David, Goliath and the Gospel

Where is Jesus in the story of David and Goliath? Matt Chandler here explaining the difference between a moralistic interpretation of the story of David and Goliath and a gospel-centered approach. For more information on The Gospel Project, check out the website.

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Fridays Are For One Question

One of my goals in 2012 is to read more. More often, and more quantity (though if the Mayans were right, it’s not going to matter too much. But I digress…) Yes, reading. My older son shames me with his commitment to books. He’ll knock out a “Magic Treehouse” adventure novel in about 2 days. [...]

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Fast and Phenomenal Finger-Painting

This is Chilean artist Fabian Gaete Maureira. He’s a street performer whose skill is speed finger painting. Prepare to be amazed: (HT:22 Words)

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“Teach Us To Pray”

It’s a simple enough request. Like so many times recorded in the gospels, Jesus was praying and when He came back to His followers, they knew where He had been. So they asked Him: “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John also taught his disciples” (Luke 11:1). What follows is Jesus’ answer to their [...]

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Paterno, Sandusky, and the Nature of the Law

One of the biggest stories of 2011 will no doubt be the sexual abuse scandal at Penn State. For a couple of months now, details have continued to leak out about Jerry Sandusky’s guilt or innocence and the role of legendary coach Joe Paterno. There has been much written in the last coupe of days [...]

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“Am I Killing? Yes I Am.”

Unreal. Shocking. Happening. Today. (HT:Z)

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Fridays Are For One Question

I think the Superbowl commercial thing may have just gone to a new level. Vokswagen, who last year had the phenomenal commercial with the kid using the force to start the car, has released a TEASER for their Superbowl commercial. It’s a trailer for a commercial. Yeah, I know what you’re thinking. But seriously – [...]

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A Satirical Look at the National Debt

Be sure and watch to the end. (HT:Z)

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An Introvert’s Prayer on the Day of Community Group

Father – Tonight Jana and I will host a group of wonderful people in our home. I’m so thankful for these people, for they are Your people. They love you and they love us. They are considerate and polite, always thankful to us to be in our home. They have, in every way, accepted our [...]

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