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The Truth: How to Find It and Why It’s Awesome

November 11, 2011

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It’s time to get metaphysical. If you read my blog, you know I like Watchman Nee. An amazing student of the Word. A man who had a deep, intimate relationship with God. A man who also, on May 30, 1972, died in a Communist prison camp for his faith in Christ. A small scrap of […]

6 Ways to Experience the Christ in You

August 29, 2011

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She was only twelve. But the illness was too much. Her father begged the man to come and do something, to raise her from the dead if he could. Desperate fathers do desperate things. Jesus came, but as He was passing through a crowd, a woman saw Him. She pushed her way towards Him and was able […]

The Missing Link to Growing in God: Knowing His Eternal Will

July 14, 2011

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I’m starting to realize something about spiritual growth. I Can’t Skip Steps. In college, I had prerequisites for every class. If I took a class without taking the prerequisites, I’d fail. The same is true for my spiritual growth in God. For example, I was never be able to deal with my sins or deal […]

Why You Should Judge A Book By Its Cover

June 23, 2011

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I have a confession to make. I objectify books. Yes, yes. I know it’s wrong. I’ve heard all the rules about books and their covers, but, there’s just certain parts of books that I can’t not love. Take a book you’re reading, flip it over or open the dust cover. Find the publisher’s blurb. That’s […]

Christians on Campus: How I Chose To Be a Christian in College

June 16, 2011

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It’s time for a little bit of a personal testimony. The academic year closes again. For some, the next year brings the daunting change from high school to college. Recently, I began to reflect on my own experience of that change. It was formative. It had an immense impact on the course of my life. Prelude I went […]

72 Precious Words that Define Our Personal Relationship with God

May 2, 2011

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So often, my relationship with the Lord is like a text message conversation— intermittent, abbreviated, and distant. How many of us need our personal relationship with the Lord restored? When I say “relationship,” I mean a romantic one. Just us and the Lord. The only way to cultivate such a relationship is  by spending time with Him. […]

Discerning the Truth, Part 1: What If There’s No Hell?

April 20, 2011

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It’s late April, 2011. You’re standing in line at a grocery store somewhere in North America. You navigate your eyes though the minefield of magazine covers to the safe haven of Time… The cover article is “What if there’s no HELL?” It’s about the author of a new book, Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, […]