Monthly Archives: November 2012

R & R

The first time I heard the expression R & R was during the Vietnam War. I was stationed on the USS Richard B. Anderson (DD-786), a destroyer, and we deployed to WestPac for SAR (Search and Rescue), plane guard, and naval … Continue reading

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Note: This article is inspired by a lecture given by Dr. John Bloom at the 2012 EPS Apologetics Conference. Dr. Bloom is a physics professor at Biola University. He holds a PhD in physics…

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Grace Rightly Understood

The Eric Metaxas biography of German preacher and theologian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Bonhoeffer – Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy) was a shock to my system.  I had not previously been aware of most of the details of Adolph Hitler’s rise to power and … Continue reading

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Valuing Integrity

Every week my in-box is greeted by a pastoral note from Dr. Jim Abernathy.  Pastor Abernathy is the pastor of Westwood Baptist Church in Springfield, VA, where my “Aunt” Evelyn worships.  The notes are always thought provoking and a delight … Continue reading

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What’s a Woman to Think?

Although we all guilty of it at some level, the stereotyping of individuals is rarely a great idea.  We humans have an uncanny capacity to break out of boxes and to act and think contrary to those features, such as … Continue reading

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Sin and Willful Delusion

Sin is a word little heard these days.  Surprisingly, even in churches, the word and fact of sin is rarely mentioned.  When wrongdoing is discussed it is typically softened and the consequences, both in the here and now as well … Continue reading

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Are your beliefs Biblical?

Francis Chan is a wildly popular Christian preacher and author (e.g., Crazy Love).  I’ve followed his ministry ever since he spoke at the Exponential Conference three years ago.  I just ran across this little YouTube video which speaks to an … Continue reading

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