Tag Archives: worship

Da Bears or The Pack?

Living in Northern Illinois has it’s advantages and disadvantages.  One of those is that you live with rabid Packer fans and rabid Bears fans.  It is hard to feel the love between these two groups. Throw in an avid Steelers … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Politics

I was surprised when GOP Presidential candidate Jon Huntsman voluntarily revealed that he believed in evolution.  It was a stunning PR move, which beat the national media in it’s campaign to bash Christians running for President. GOP Presidential candidates have … Continue reading

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Gospel Aberrations

The ER Gospel (evolutionary righteousness gospel) and The SIR Gospel (self-improvement righteousness gospel) are the two most popular aberrations of the Christian Gospel preached in America today.  They endorse and empower our indulgent ego-centric culture. The SIR Gospel is a … Continue reading

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I Have Kicked My Drug Addiction

I have been drug-free for a whole week.  Until last Thursday evening I was popping pills left and right … pain killers, steroids, and muscle relaxants.  I had to do something to mask my back pain.  I was living in … Continue reading

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Man-to-Man vs Zone Defense

When it comes to playing defense, do you prefer man-to-man or zone? I love Man-to-Man Defense, but it has one major problem, everyone on the team must play it well.  One open receiver on a football team can score the … Continue reading

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Sprinklers and Souls

Every evening Rori and I take a long walk around our neighborhood. During our recent 4-5 week dry spell we had to be on the lookout for sprinklers that watered sidewalks and walkers as well as lawns.  Rori prefers to … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare

It felt strange preaching on Spiritual Warfare in worship yesterday.  I am certain a few folk were uncomfortable with the topic.  Many believers prefer to dwell on the positive attributes of being a Christian and avoid conversations about the devil, … Continue reading

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