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A Challenge to Parents, Part 2

Ah, the confusion of parenting! People angst about a lot of things in life – career, relationships, identity. But I think parenting is the one we angst over the most. Why? Because we feel that the way our kids “turn … Continue reading Continue reading

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A Challenge to Parents, Part 1

I’ve been thinking about writing a blog about parenting for quite awhile. Funny thing is, the longer I think about it, the harder writing it becomes. After all, it’s a complicated issue – and a touchy one. Frankly, there’s a … Continue reading Continue reading

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NeoXenos DMT Retreat 2009

The NeoXenos DMT Retreat of 2009 was the most edifying leaders’ retreat to date. We gathered in Marblehead, Ohio on the shores of Lake Erie at the Rock of Ages Retreat Center. This year the number of leaders exceeded the … Continue reading Continue reading

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What’s the Big Deal About Justification by Faith?

I have always been fascinated by Romans 5-8. If ever I doubt the inspiration of Scripture, I think of these four chapters. Only God could be so brilliant! So often, however, we take the theology there for granted. I believe … Continue reading Continue reading

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What’s the Message?

With this persecution occurring at this time, I have spent some time meditating on The Message. 1 Peter 3:15 says: but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you … Continue reading Continue reading

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