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“Mercy”

From the Hospital to the Battlefield.

“Quick, grab all the patients from the hospital and get them out of here. We have a war to fight!” How would you react to a statement such as this if you were an attending nurse or doctor? Or what would you think if you were a member of the staff who knew the sickness […]

He’s In a Better Place

Some of you may have heard of my old friend, Gregg Kerr, who died a couple of weeks ago. Yesterday, I was privileged to visit with his family before the funeral. I was so happy to see how many people came in attendance. Although I wondered, if the same number of people had expressed more […]

What Causes You to Sin?

What do Mentos, Diet Coke and the Bible have in common? More than you may think. The topic of Mentos and Diet Coke came up tonight. I recalled a teaching I did one summer in regard to this experiment. As most people know, there’s a way to make Diet Coke explode by dropping Mentos into […]

On Boycotts and Starbucks

Nathan Busenitz offered a take on the “Starbucks” controversy over at the Cripplegate. He compared a Starbucks boycott due to the executive public proclamation that Starbucks generally supported gay marriage to the meat sacrificed to idols concept from Paul’s writings. Let us note that Starbucks as an organization through their actions, the verbage on their […]

Evangelists without a Cause

Sunday night, my pastor continued his verse by verse exposition of Matthew. Coming upon Matthew 9, we arrived at a particularly interesting verse: (Matthew 9:30-31 ESV) 30 And their eyes were opened. And Jesus sternly warned them, “See that no one knows about it.” 31 But they went away and spread his fame through all that district. […]

Report Concerning 180 Day @OhioState

To start, let me provide a little background information about how this entire project started. On Thursday, September 27, I received an email containing the following: We have a donor who is interested in getting 1000 “180” DVD’s into the hands of young voters on college campuses in time for them to understand the content […]

Some Things Just Don’t Make Sense…

Here’s something that doesn’t make sense to me. There are Christians that do not believe in a literal six day creation, as specified in the book of Genesis and Exodus and testified to by Christ Himself in the New Testament. I’m speaking of born-again Christians who hold the Bible to be inerrant, not just anyone […]