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I'm Getting Married!

If you follow me on any social media than the announcement that I’m getting married is not new news to you. But I had to share my overflowing joy with my readers who don’t follow me on social media and take a minute to introduce my beautiful fiance who will soon be my ezerkenegdo. 466 more words

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Three Easy Indicators to Identify False Teaching

False teaching is a phrase that carries a lot of weight for the Christian. It often conjures up images of destitute men disguised as preachers seeking to lead the masses astray with their theology. 2,431 more words

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Empty for Christmas

I am hopeful you will see this as a little more than just another “Reason for the Season” post. Those posts usually (and correctly) point out that Jesus is the reason for the season, and we must not get so caught up into the consumerism and entitlement of our society and take a moment to pause and thank God for his Ultimate Gift. 994 more words

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Defining Hope

This coming Saturday morning I’m going to be preaching on hope to the homeless in downtown Houston. So I thought I’d do a few articles on hope this week. 781 more words

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December 1914: Mystery

Dear Arn,

Pure mystery, but real.  At a recent luncheon, I heard an address, the substance of which now escapes me; but this line caught my ear: “I regret the rising popularity of ‘Away in a Manger.’”  The lecturer’s regret moved me to consider the carol invoked.  364 more words

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Joy to the World! – How to be God’s Christmas Lights

Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion, make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose.

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A Legacy of Love and Peace

The other day I decided to go to a Buddhist center, because, well, why not? I didn’t know a whole lot about Buddhism prior to making this decision, and to be honest, even after going, I still don’t know very much about it. 904 more words