Monthly Archives: March 2015

William Willimon’s “The Culture is Overrated”

Originally posted on Musings and Observations by Vernon Caston:
William H. Willimon – Dean of chapel and professor of Christian ministry at Duke University. When I recently asked a group of pastors what areas they wanted help with in their preaching,…

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Great literature

I love great literature. I mean the kind that speaks to your very soul. Prose that you feel in your innermost being. You can relate to it. You yourself have experienced sensations that resonate with what the author is communicating. … Continue reading

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A Pope’s take on Creation and Science

I am certainly not intelligent enough to be able to sort out all the arguments regarding creation and evolution.  There are what appear to be powerful arguments both for and against special creation and what is presented as a more … Continue reading

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The Christian in the Workplace

This is a brief article by Pat Furgerson which appeared first as: This is up for discussion — How Can We Be Christian Leaders at Work?  Pat is an Associate Minister, the “Utility Guy” at New Life Christian Church in … Continue reading

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Scientific challenges to faith

Christians, especially those who are new to the Christian faith, can easily become intimidated by atheists who sling charges that science has proven belief in the Bible and Christianity to be without merit.  The whole field of Christian apologetics deals … Continue reading

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Fatherhood

  Last Father’s day I was honored to be asked to sit as part of a panel discussion on fatherhood at our church, New Life Christian Church in Chantilly, VA. Our senior pastor, Brett Andrews, was the moderator and other … Continue reading

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Who’s to Say Who is a Christian — or Whatever

The intersection of faith and politics is certainly curious.  For example, the question of President Obama’s faith was headlined last week, not because of anything the President had done or said, but because of the response of a presidential hopeful … Continue reading

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