Category Archives: Discipleship

Time to Get “Radical?”

Having just received a copy of David Platt’s Radical: Taking Back Your Faith From the American Dream, I am already anticipating that it will make my top-10 books of 2012.  Here, are the opening few pages for your consideration.  If … Continue reading

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We May No Longer Call Them “Bastards,” but the Real Question is: Do We Treat Them as Such?

In 1965, Daniel Moynihan, then working for the United States Department of Labor, issued a report in which he found that 24% of black children and 3% of white children were born out of wedlock.  At the time, the report … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Dying Pastor

This is the story of Ed Dobson – the story of a dying man.  In 2001, Ed was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), and was given 2-5 years to live.[1]  But this is not what makes Ed’s story so … Continue reading

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