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As many of you know, I am on both Facebook and Twitter, where I frequently post short updates and devotional thoughts. Some people may ask if as a Christian, being on Facebook and Twitter and other social networking sites is really worth it, or just a waste of time.
Two of our grandsons are in southern California visiting their other grandparents. They and their parents made it out of town before the snow and ice.
Meanwhile we've spent a few days with our other grandsons, Jake and Tyler Stump, who live just up the road from us. We were on the sled, threw snowballs and built a snowman in our side yard. You can't often do that in our part of Oregon, and we've had a blast.
Then tonight Nanci and I took out Steve and Sue Keels for Steve's 53rd birthday. Mexican food, a ...
- Tue, Feb 02, 2010
- Free Book Giveaway
This month, three randomly drawn winners will receive a copy of the new book The Promise of Heaven, which combines solid biblical teaching gleaned from Randy’s best-selling book, Heaven, with the awe-inspiring photography of John MacMurray to create a gift book to be treasured. (If you're reading this post on Facebook or Amazon or elsewhere, please visit Randy's blog to leave your comment and enter.)
Randy writes, “I hope that John MacMurray’s stunning photographs serve as a foretaste of eternal delight in the resurrection, on God’s New Earth. As Martin Luther put it, ‘Our Lord ...
- Thu, Apr 16, 2009
- Money and Giving
Worry has a way of chasing after us. It tries to grab hold of us, bleed off our energy, and rob us of joy by limiting our vision to a short-sighted perspective of this life's circumstances. That's why one of my favorite passages is Matthew 6:19-34, where Jesus unveils an investment formula for a secure future and a worry-free present.
- Mon, Mar 24, 2008
It’s been a while since I showed pics of our grandchildren. Many of you have endured sleepless nights wondering when I was going to get back to them. Now you can relax and breathe again.
I spoke about Mark Galli’s God Wins in the previous blog. (The ebook is now available on Amazon.) Today I’ll deal with Francis Chan’s Erasing Hell, another response to Rob Bell’s Love Wins. Then I’ll compare Chan’s book to Galli’s.
- Thu, May 14, 2009
- Christians, Past and Present (By and About)
Friday, May 15, is the 25th anniversary of the home-going of Francis Schaeffer, intellectual and Christ-lover. When I was a new believer, I was profoundly influenced by what he wrote; Schaeffer's philosophical and apologetic writings, among them He Is There & He Is Not Silent, shaped my thinking in the seventies.