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Christian Hymnody: History and Emotion

One of the great benefits of a Christian hymnal is that it pulls together the very best of Christian hymnody ...
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Feelings, Reality, and Jesus

Is what we feel real? We live in a world where feelings reign supreme. And why not? Our feelings are ...
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The Cost of Forgiveness

Forgiveness is expensive. Now that might sound a bit strange, especially to Christian ears. We might think, “Wait a minute! ...
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History and Forgiveness

I have a question for you. It might seem like an odd question. It might even seem trivial. But there’s ...
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On Vocation and Evangelism

When I was in high school I felt a profound burden to tell my friends about Jesus. I didn’t really ...
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Let’s Not Talk about the Issue

Let’s not talk about the issue. You know what I’m talking about—that theological, political, or social issue that causes your ...
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Gracious Beyond Measure

What does God’s grace do for us? Recently I heard another pastor describe God’s grace as if it makes up ...
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God in a Box

“I think you’re putting God in a box,” said the person sitting across the table. This was supposed to be ...
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The Problem of Evil Is a Changeup

Baseball season is upon us. That means I will quickly spend my yearly allowance of baseball illustrations. For those of ...
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The Ten Words

During the middle five Wednesdays of Lent—between Ash Wednesday and Holy Week—we are considering the Ten Commandments at evening services ...
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