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Disconnect to reconnect

07/07/2011

I recently came across an internet post on Phil Cooke’s blog . He writes: The culture in which we live is changing. The family as God designed it is under attack. Parents are often distracted and fail to spend adequate time with their children. Yet God’s Word declares that parents are to bring …

May God continue to bless

07/01/2011

I recently came across this Presidential Proclamation from 2006. On this Independence Day weekend, it is appropriate to echo both the gratitude and the prayer reflected in it, as we give thanks for over 200 years of God's watch-care and provision for our nation and as we pray for continued …

The Plain Mr. Knox

06/02/2011

"John Knox, more than any other man, laid the foundations of democracy, revitalised Church and Government, and brought the benefits of education to the ordinary people of Scotland. One of the most celebrated people of his era, Thomas Carlyle, said that Knox was 'The one Schotchman to whom of all …

Bible Memory Plan

05/24/2011

Here is an excerpt from the book we are giving away this month, with your donation of any amount: "The Bible Memory Plan is designed for anyone who wants to memorize the Bible. Fazed by that thought, because you aren't "good at memorizing"? Then this book is just the book for you. The plan starts …

What does the gospel demand (or promise)?

04/28/2011

Here, in this interview with David Platt, is the beautiful contrast between the "health, wealth, and prosperity" gospel and the take-up-your-cross gospel of Jesus Christ: Watch the full episode . Resource: 'Finding Grace' Blog Categories: Christian Living, Evangelism, Finding Grace, Podcasts, …

The God Who Is There

04/07/2011

"For over thirty years The God Who Is There has been the landmark book that changed the way the church sees the world. Here we learn where the clashing ideas about God, science, history and art come from and where they are going... The God Who Is There demonstrates how historic Christianity can …

Is the God of the Bible the same as the God of the Q’uran?

04/01/2011

Here is a concise, biblical answer to a very good question about which many Christians even have become confused. -shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" allowfullscreen="true" width="340" height="293"> If you would like to explore more about the unique claims of Jesus Christ, we also recommend: …

Creation and Creativity

02/17/2011

In this presentation by Timothy Keller at a 2010 forum for entrepreneurs, he points out the basic difference in a worldview that sees a loving and good God as the center and source of the universe -- it makes creation and creativity worthwhile in and of itself, for the beauty of it, as opposed to …

A Time for Reflection

12/30/2010

The transition from one year to the next provides a special time for reflection. As you look back over the year now ending, you have probably experienced a combination of many challenges and of special blessings. But the most important question is this: as you review the year soon to be past, can …

The Gospel and Personal Evangelism

12/09/2010

"For most of us, personal evangelism is the reverse of easy, and so it becomes a task we evade. Mark Dever writes to shake us up about this, clearing our heads as to just what evangelizing involves and motivating our hearts to go to it realistically and responsibly. This is a word in season that …