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May 8, 2014
Everybody has been talking about it. The National Basketball Association came down hard on the Clippers’ owner, Donald Sterling. Sterling is an old man—in his eighties. He has owned the Clippers for thirty-three years.
May 8, 2014
I challenge musicians, pastors, and worship leaders to consider the words of all the hymns and songs they are singing on Sundays. Why are we singing this song?
May 2, 2014
In the middle of April, astronomers announced the discovery of a planet very like the Earth. It’s called Kepler-186f. It circles around its star, a red dwarf that is cooler than our sun, and is about 32.5 million miles away.
May 2, 2014
Any Christian pursuing deeper relationships with Muslims eventually has to struggle with this question: Allah and Yahweh—are they the same God?
May 1, 2014
Why would we WANT to build our credibility among Muslims? The fundamental reason we would want to do this is that Jesus deserves their praise, just as He deserves the praise of every single part of Creation
April 24, 2014
I am telling you, if there is a God, when I get to Heaven, I’m not stopping to be interviewed. I am heading straight in…I have earned my place in heaven.
April 22, 2014
Sally and Stevie attend the same church, but they are not part of the same set. They greet one another in church and occasionally exchange a few pleasantries about some banal subject—the weather, the church picnic, or the general depravity of the nation. That’s about it.
April 16, 2014
Alexsandr Solzhenitsyn was the greatest writer of the twentieth century. In looking back on his life and reflecting on all his sufferings, the acclaimed writer said, “Men did not remember God, that’s why all this happened.”
April 13, 2014
To follow Jesus into Jerusalem was to live “on the dangerous edge of things,” to recall Robert Browning’s phrase and James Houston’s wonderful essays, JOYFUL EXILES.
April 12, 2014
I can just about hear a critic responding, “Yeah, yeah, yeah! You Christians always take refuge in mystery, but you won’t let us do it.

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