Monthly Archives: April 2008

Relevance – “son…what are you listening to?”

A while back, my eldest son Luke, started listening to music that was outside of my narrowly varied tastes.  I was immediately suspicious and concerned.  What was he getting exposed to?  Was it going to deceive and feed his flesh … Continue reading

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more evidences of grace

It was a true joy today to see young men and women, bibles in hand…reading and responding to simple, yet hopefully eternally eye-opening questions regarding our study in the book of Acts.  Court is in session as we are observing the … Continue reading

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welcome to a look…a few mm below the surface of Tim

Is a blog really the place for raves, rants and ruminations?  I don’t know, but it’s my new category (I needed one for this post and I know the ones I haven’t written…yet).   I do find that on the sites I … Continue reading

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relevant bible teaching…yes, all of it

I smile as the idea of ‘relevant bible teaching’ simmers away on my backburner.  The smile is a response to the thought that came to mind as I consider Paul’s word to the Philippians – the joyful encouragement; the primacy of … Continue reading

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stoned, left for dead, …he went on

The word that was spoken by the Lord concerning Saul was ‘…he is a chosen instrument of mine to carry my name…I will show him how much he must suffer for the sake of my name.’ (Acts 9:15-16)  And the … Continue reading

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Relevance… innocent adjective or license?

Relevant bible teaching.  It’s a phrase that I see come up in church core value statements ‘…We are committed to consistent relevant Bible teaching’.  It’s the domain name of a web site.  It’s a distinctive that gets used to qualify … Continue reading

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remembering God’s ordained examples

There are many things that I do in the course of a day, some which seem rather mundane and others that would seem more spiritual; certainly a variety things that I might categorize and file into different folders (job/work, exercise, daydreaming, eating, commuting, daily … Continue reading

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