Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Peru Mission Trip For the Hallowing of God’s Name

I love the thought of the gospel marching triumphantly around the globe as God in Christ is building His church (Cf., Matt. 16:18). And I am particularly moved by this reality today as a team from our church left this … Continue reading

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Waking Up to Righteousness

The following commentary by Matthew Henry is based on Psalm 63:1-2 and found in Matthew Henry Daily Readings, edited by Randall J. Pederson (Christian Focus Publications, 2009). While you may not have done so today, let us be resolved tomorrow morning to “awake … Continue reading

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Race and the Christian

Given the tragic (any way you look at it) events surrounding the killing of Trayvon Martin, the upcoming conversation between John Piper and Tim Keller on race and the Christian is all the more timely. To help impress upon you … Continue reading

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Bellingham, Ray LaMontagne, and the Walking Dead

Singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne should be on your iPod. On a recent run I was listening again to tracks from his Gossip in the Grain. As I made my way down the Bellingham waterfront and toward downtown the song titled “Empty” came on. … Continue reading

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The Surpassing Worth of Knowing Christ

Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ. … Continue reading

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The Gates of Hell Shall Not Prevail

I was recently made aware of a Newsweek article by Ayaan Hirsi Ali entitled, “The Global War on Christians in the Muslim World.” Ms. Ali is deeply concerned about the fact that across the Muslim world, Christians are being murdered for … Continue reading

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We Are Not Our Own

John Calvin on the Christian life: If we, then, are not our own [cf. 1 Cor. 6:19] but the Lord’s, it is clear what error we must flee, and whither we must direct all the acts of our life. We … Continue reading

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