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May 24th, 2015

Nehemiah 4: 21So we carried on the work with half of them holding spears from dawn until the stars appeared. 22At that time I also said to the people, “Let each man with his servant spend the night within Jerusalem so that they may be a guard for us by night and a laborer by day.” 23So neither I, my brothers, my servants, nor the men of the guard who followed me, none of us removed our clothes, each took his weapon even to the water. 2,091 more words


On Modesty

Modesty is an issue of the heart, not the hemline.

Though controversial and highly relevant as it may be, modesty is as much an issue for this age as it was any previous, if not more so.

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Isaiah 40:12-17

12 Who has measured water in the hollow of his hand and marked off sky with a ruler, comprehended the dust of the land in a third of a measure and weighed out mountains with the scale, and hills in a balance? 273 more words

Dependence Upon God

Totus Tuus

About a week before I walked across the stage at graduation, a dear friend and I met to decorate our graduation caps. On the dotted line that connected Harrisonburg to Nashville I wrote these words: Totus Tuus. 247 more words


Hills to Discern On

There is no shortage of blogs, articles, sermons, status updates, or tweets on any given spiritual topic. In fact, everyone seems to be an authority when it comes to “rightly dividing the word of truth.” The greek and hebrew scholars seem to disagree with the Old Testament and New Testament Scholars respectively. 635 more words

Dossiers of discontent weigh down discerners

So-called self-styled discernment sites like the chookwatchers‘ numerous franchises attempt to convince their audience and supporters that they follow and adhere to Christian principles. 2,083 more words


May 23rd, 2015

Nehemiah 1: 4When I heard these words, I sat down and wept and mourned for days; and I was fasting and praying before the God of heaven. 2,288 more words