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Charles Grandison Finney was born in 1792 in Connecticut. His parents were not Christians and they raised him for most of his childhood in Oneida County, New York. Finney grew up without a biblical understanding and had no real exposure to Christianity. His first time coming across the preaching of the Word was not a […]

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George Whitefield was born into the home of an Innkeeper, Thomas and his wife Elizabeth Whitefield on December 16, 1714. His father died at an early age and he went on to have a troubled and rebellious childhood. As a young man, his passion was performing on the theatrical stage. He was gifted and went […]

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This post is a look at what many have labeled as the ‘most famous sermon ever preached’, “Sinner in the hands of an angry God” by Jonathan Edwards. I would like to begin with a quick look at the man. Edwards stands as a towering figure in the history of American Christianity. He has been […]

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Matthew 13:36-42 Then he left the crowds and went into the house. And his disciples came to him, saying, “Explain to us the parable of the weeds of the field.” [37] He answered, “The one who sows the good seed is the Son of Man. [38] The field is the world, and the good seed […]

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Pragmatism bears the unique distinction of being the only philosophy birthed here in the United States. We may have a certain amount of national pride associated with that. And pragmatism certainly has its advantages. It is a remarkable too for cutting through all the bologna to what actually works. The problem with pragmatism, however, is […]

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In Defense of Cheeseburgers

This is the second post in the “In Defense of” series. The first post was on money and how that should be used to glorify God and advance his kingdom. I mentioned that good financial planning is different from good stewardship. Continuing along those lines, I’d like to take a look at exercise and nutrition. […]

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Victim Mentality

I think we are a far too easily offended nation. It seems like everybody is a victim. Although it is everywhere, it should be non-existent among Christians. This is why stories like this one, on which Albert Mohler commented, is especially tragic. In order to be a Christian, you have to know and embrace the […]

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This week I happened across an atheist forum where they happened to be discussing a video reenactment of “Letter from Hell.” The comments were conflicting. On one hand there were comments that indicated that it was a scary and horrible thing: “This video “A Letter From Hell” is a truly frightening, scare-the-kids-into-believing ‘message’. A warning: […]

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I like hard books. Keller’s book is hard, not because of how it challenges my mind but by how it challenges my life. The book is broken into two parts, exegesis and practice. Both are necessary and it is helpful to have it in one volume. Like so many conservative Christians I had political positions […]

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Abortive Evangelism

Kimberly Donald pleaded no contest to the charge of neglecting a child causing death in October. Her sentencing for the child neglect charge and a bail jumping charge was rescheduled Tuesday. Racine police went to Donald’s home on Feb. 6, 2007 to investigate Nile Williams’ death. Reports said an investigator noted that the baby’s skin […]

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