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Me and Jack Chick

Jack Chick, the controversial Christian tract cartoonist died this week at the ripe old age of 92.  And my feelings are complicated. As a teen during the grunge era, hanging out in downtown Seattle before cell phones and riding public buses everywhere, … Continue reading

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The Boasting Bars of Steel

Lately, I’ve had to deal with a very interesting cocktail of emotions that stem from my own pride. Say hello to Anger, Despair and Paranoia. So, there they are, playing like terrible background music, trying very hard to set the emotional tone … Continue reading

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Mama Bear Prayers

My pastor last Sunday gave an excellent sermon on the parable of the Persistent Widow (check it out, here) which goes like this:  “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. … Continue reading

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Dreams, Wheat and Tares

Last weekend I had the privilege of attending The Worldview Apologetics Conference and two of the guest speakers were Dr. Norm Geisler and Ravi Zacharias. I thought to myself, Norm is getting pretty old now, and this might be an … Continue reading

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Faith

Faith is a lot like a muscle.  And like a muscle, strengthening it takes time, effort and showing up.  It’s a discipline to strengthen in the sense that you can’t measure it by feelings or what you are seeing or … Continue reading

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A reflection on Prayer: Part 1

Over a year ago my friend Valerie and I decided to go on a journey together. We both found prayer in our lives to be sorely lacking, and as Christians, if prayer was supposed to be like breathing, we were … Continue reading

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Scipio

 This is the second installment of The Lord’s Prayer series.  I wrote these little parables in an effort to help my kids understand some of the precepts of the Lord’s Prayer.  Turns out writing these have helped me probably more … Continue reading

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