Monthly Archives: December 2012

Where is the grass greener?

A musing for the dawning of 2013: “The grass is always greener where you water it, not on the other side.”

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Hyperextending Your Emotions

In ministry there can sometimes be the tendency to hyperextend our emotions and hearts and overexpose ourselves to the suffering, evil, darkness and needs of this world. It is during those times we must look to Jesus, our example, who … Continue reading

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A Question and Dilemma for the Calvinist

Whether it’s school shootings, child abuse, rape or your own children disobeying you, the Calvinist will find himself to be in a real pickle. A major tenant of Calvinism, usually hidden from new initiates until they swallow the hook down … Continue reading

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Christmas Rescue

Christmas lights, decorative trees, and of course fat Santa, has increasingly become part of the festive fabric of Cambodia. Attempting to explain the truest meaning of Christ-mas to those who literally know nothing of Christ puts it in a refined … Continue reading

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Human Sexuality and Gender–What Say You Nature?

We live in a day where there is monumental concern over the genetic altering of crops and the general manipulation of a fragile environment to benefit our needs. “Don’t mess with nature” is the often repeated warning. And when an … Continue reading

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“I Was Born Gay”- Why the Current Gay Debate Is Irrelevant

Often in debating those who advocate homosexual behavior in the Church one will find themselves being asked, “Did you choose to be a heterosexual?” The real question being asked of course is, “Do you remember consciously making the choice that … Continue reading

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Where is God when Evil Visits?

It was a few days ago that great evil visited Newtown Elementary School in the form of a crazed maniac unleashing his personal hell on innocent children. And a great many people and pundits continue to wonder, “How can we … Continue reading

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