By May 8, 2008| Books and bookstores have had an enormous influence on my own life. I came to Christ as a teenager, at Powell Valley Covenant Church in Gresham, less than a mile from where I live now. My first youth pastor, Paul Siwick, did me a huge favor—he gave me a key to his office, so I could go in any time and read his books, hundreds of them. I read everything I could get my hands on.
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By May 2, 2008I’d like to address a recent question that came up in a blog comment last week. I figure other readers might have read the question and may be interested, since I've been asked it many times over the years. |
The question was, from a biblical standpoint, is it okay to talk to our loved ones who've gone on to be with Jesus?
By April 29, 2008When I'm asked what writers had the most profound influence on me as a young Christian, I always say there were three, and they continue to influence me today: C. S. Lewis, A. W. Tozer and Francis Schaeffer. |
By April 21, 2008I've been thinking lately about how differently I look at God's will now than I did when I came to Christ in high school. |
By April 15, 2008A friend recently asked me, "What would be some of the characteristics of the life of a person who is bearing their cross? (Matthew 16) What does this cross-bearer look like?" |
By April 11, 2008A brand new book has just been released (April 15), one that I highly recommend to all young people. And middle aged people. And old people. |
By April 5, 2008I'll never forget hearing nearly seven years ago that China had been selected as the host country for the 2008 Olympics. Now the time has come. |
By April 1, 2008A friend of ours was recently job hunting and came across an | advertised opening at Planned Parenthood. Though she wasn't interested in the job there, she was interested in the terminology used in Planned Parenthood's self-description that follows
By March 28, 2008A number of worthwhile videos and articles have come to my attention lately, so I wanted to pass them on. If one of them connects with you, maybe you could leave a comment recommending it to others. |