Tag Archives: Marketplace Christian

More than a bumper sticker faith

We need to have some new answers. If someone asks if you are a Christian today, your answer is going to depend a lot on what that person thinks a Christian is. Based on that, you might want to say … Continue reading

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The army of the Lord

So I published yesterday’s Catch on the local Neighborhood Watch which was starting to get rather nasty between the-government-is-keeping-us-safe people and the-government-needs-to-get-its-nose-out-of-my-business people. It was nice to see 13 positive reactions to my article, and a few thankful comments. This … Continue reading

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The new cultural revolution

I’m really excited that yesterday’s Catch received so many strong, positive comments. That does my heart good and encourages my soul that we are on the right track, and some of you are already picking up the mantel of grace … Continue reading

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Mustard seed faith

  “The Kingdom of Heaven is like a mustard seed planted in a field. It is the smallest of all seeds, but it becomes the largest of garden plants; it grows into a tree, and birds come and make nests in … Continue reading

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Busy bee

Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! Proverbs 6:6 If the Bible tells me to study an ant in order to learn something about being wise, I’m sure I can learn pretty much the same … Continue reading

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Stepping into the Kingdom of God

Labor Day weekend. Can you believe it’s the last official weekend of summer? I haven’t even gotten my barbecue out yet. Does this mean we’ve already had Memorial Day? Most high schools around here have already had their first game. … Continue reading

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God, politics and religion

Today, I am being led to remind myself and all of us that the Lord our God is over all — all nations, all leaders, all political systems, all ideologies — God is God. There is none like Him. He … Continue reading

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Why be cute when you’re already beautiful?

  This was a time when I inadvertently showed you what not to do. My wife pointed it out to me when I read her yesterday’s Catch last night. In yesterday’s Catch, I included a list summarizing Paul’s strategy in … Continue reading

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