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Engaging Politics with Biblical Truths

What are the primary and subsidiary roles of government? And in this age of moral relativism, is it wise to make political arguments from a biblical perspective on issues like abortion and same-sex marriage? The Gospel Coalition blogger Justin Taylor t …

The Faith of Our Fathers

How do your mom and dad talk about faith with you as a young adult? Is it an integral part of your relationship with them or are they more hands-off, not wanting to push their beliefs on you? Whatever the dynamic in your family, studies show that paren …

A Short ‘How’ and ‘What’ of Church Searching

Dan Phillips of Pyromaniacs blog has a common-sense post about finding a church. He lists 17 tips but here are my favorites assuming most Christians know what they’re looking for. Pray, committing yourself to attending a church; and attend somewhere wh …

How Millennial are You?

Here’s a fun little quiz for a Monday morning. It’s a set of 14 multiple-choice questions from Pew Research to gauge how millennial you are. I scored a 40 out of 100, right where the Gen-Xers were on the scale. I suspect my answers to these questions w …

5 Questions in 5 Minutes

Tomorrow around 12:35 PM (MT), Candice Watters is going to answer as many questions as possible in five minutes. But for the sake of titling the segment with a catchy name, we’re going to call it “5 Questions in 5 Minutes”. And in case you’ve just stum …

What Motivates You to Exercise?

I opened my eyes at the break of dawn this morning and the first thought that ran through my head was that I should get up and hit the treadmill. (It’s been a few days since I’ve exercised.) I ended up rolling over and going back to sleep for another 4 …

Must Have Coffee

I get pretty sleepy around this time in the afternoon. Mostly I just suffer through it and do something akin to sleep-working for the rest of the day. Sometimes I can’t even remember what I did between the hours of 1:30-3:30 PM (not really). It’s why I …

More on Spiritual Growth

Here’s an interesting Q&A from Out of Ur that’s a good follow-up to my post yesterday about spiritual growth. It’s an interview with Dallas Willard, professor of philosophy at the University of Southern California, on how we assess the spiritual fo …

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