Monthly Archives: April 2013

The End of Fear

At our evening service on Sunday evening, our distinguished presenter was walking us through the book of Micah in our Minor Prophets Survey Series. He shared chapter 4, verse 4b, which resonated with me: “no one shall make them afraid, … Continue reading

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Busyness is the new Lazy

The folks over at my favourite magazine, Fast Company, have a good article to contemplate at week’s end No one wants to be peeved. So why do we keep doing all this humblebragging about how busy we are? It’s a … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis on Pleasure and Distraction

The following excerpt from The Screwtape Letters is, I think, one of C.S. Lewis’ most sublime arguments. The senior demon, Screwtape, is trying to help his new tempting nephew, Wormwood, keep the new Christian sliding away from his faith. Within … Continue reading

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Thermostat or Thermometer

A great quote from Martin Luther King Jr: There was a time when the church was very powerful — in the time when the early Christians rejoiced at being deemed worthy to suffer for what they believed. In those days … Continue reading

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From Marathon to Maranatha

If you read one response to today’s tragedy in Boston, make it the post by Ed Stetzer, found in its entirety here Here’s a sneak peek The current state of life on this planet sure has a lot of brokenness. … Continue reading

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Institutional change

• The church started as a missionary movement in Jerusalem. • It moved to Rome and became an institution. • It travelled to Europe and became a culture. • It crossed the Atlantic to America and became big business. – … Continue reading

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Bad and the Good

The media sells negative worldviews. It’s not that reporters, writers, and editors are pessimistic people; rather, they have a strong incentive to tell us about the fearful, scary, and dangerous happenings in our world. The media is a business, and … Continue reading

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