Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Educational Discipleship

As the Vice-President for Academic Affairs at a Christian college I have many opportunities to think about and to work on Christian education. In my time in this position, my definition of Christian education has been tweaked and massaged because … Continue reading

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The Deep Things of God

You have heard them—the egg; the apple; water as solid, liquid and gas; the man who is son, husband and father. They are all illustrations to help us understand the Trinity. While they may contribute in small ways to aid … Continue reading

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Frailty and the Gospel

 “I almost never get sick.” I actually can’t remember the last time I was sick—until this week. I spent most of the week under the weather. I even missed a day of work and I still am not a hundred … Continue reading

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It’s Easy to Be Spiritual in the Early Morning

Most mornings I get up at 5:45 to go running. For the past few months I have been taking a golden retriever, Achilles, who is currently residing at our house. Achilles and I head out to the running track while … Continue reading

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Christian Liberty Part I: Giving Others the Freedom to Be Different

Should Christians: Celebrate Christmas? Participate in Halloween? Go dancing? Drink alcoholic beverages? Get a body-piercing? Smoke? Play cards? Read Harry Potter? These types of question are what Romans 14:1 calls disputable matters or opinions. They are the secondary issues, the … Continue reading

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Your Role in Restoration and Bearing Burdens – Galatians 6:1-2

Throughout redemptive history, that is, history in the Bible and throughout church history up to the present, God has always shown Himself to be a God of grace—regenerating, renewing, reconciling, reforming, reviving and restoring. Sometimes God acts directly and sometimes … Continue reading

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