The Discipline of Going to Church

Going to church can become routine. I know it, because I grew up going to church three times a week (at least). It was not a choice my parents gave me. It was something we did, part of our regular routine. As a 2nd Generation Christian, I know full well the dangers of making spirituality…

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Penn State and The Danger of Insular Communities

The news from Penn State University continues to shock, anger, and sadden all of us. A once-proud University, known for it’s commitment to excellence and integrity is now humbled by the revelations that it allowed one of it’s longtime coaches to abuse children on their campus. The allegations are still forthcoming and most of us don’t know…

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Thirst No More – New Devo for 2012

My good friend, Dillon Burroughs has a brand-new 1-year devotional out entitled, Thirst No More. Now is a great time to start shopping for a devotional for 2012 and Dillon’s looks like a terrific one for the coming year. I had the privilege of endorsing it: “Dillon Burroughs provides a cup of cool water to…

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Friday Five: Dave Zimmerman

Today I’m privileged to feature my friend, Dave Zimmerman. Dave is longtime editor for Intervarsity Press and a columnist at Burnside Writers Collective. His books include Deliver Us from Me-Ville and the devotional compilation My Heart–Christ’s Home Through the Year.

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Why We Hate Big

  There is something about human nature that hates anything big. We love big and we hate it at the same time. I’ll give you an example. We loved Tim Tebow for many years. He was the king of college football, the Christian wunderkind who could do no wrong. Now he’s in the NFL and…

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