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Thoughts from Defend 2018, day 3

Craig Hazen pointed out that while Jesus is a universal religious figure–everyone feels the need to deal with him–only Christianity makes him the central figure. Gary Canfield taught that it’s okay to fail, that failure can direct us to where/what … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Defend 2018, day 2

Lisa Fields helped us understand that where racial tension exists, trust must be established before truth can be heard. “In Mississippi, if you get divorced, you’re still cousins.” Seriously, though, Mississippi has the lowest per capita income in America and … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Defend 2018, day 1

“If God is all good, and if God is all-powerful, then why does Alabama keep playing in the national title game?” (Rhyne Putnam) “There has been far too much genuflection at the altar of David Hume.” (Tim McGrew) And when … Continue reading

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For your consideration…

A great thought we ran into today: “If you were to raise a child and work your fingers to the bone to send that child to college, and the child only occasionally sent you a Christmas card and never gave … Continue reading

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Rubruck and the Khan

Late in the year of 1253, William of Rubruck (a Franciscan monk), arrived at the court of Mongke Khan, the grandson of Genghis Khan and ruler of the largest empire on earth. After spending more than a year at court … Continue reading

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Common Notes 4.25.17

Sometimes it just feels like life is out to get you, like you’re just living under siege. There’s a reason for that. According to the Bible, the world is a corrupt place and hates you. Yes, hates you. On top … Continue reading

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Common Notes 4.18.17

What do you call someone who’s first impulse when life gets hard isn’t to look for God’s help, but always to take care of problems themselves? Stubborn? Defiant? Prideful? Perhaps. But how about human? After all, Hezekiah was like that … Continue reading

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