Monthly Archives: September 2006


For Father’s Day, ’05, my children (so actually, my wife) gave me a “coupon” to go play golf any time I wanted.  This was a generous and much-appreciated gift.  Well as June, ’06 rolled around this year, I had still … Continue reading

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e-vangelism: the evangel, part two

In his introduction to John Owen’s work, The Death of Death in the Death of Christ, James I. Packer (Does anybody actually know what the “I” stands for?  Iain?  Izzy?  Ignatius?) gives a helpful diagnosis of the modern church’s sickly … Continue reading

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Dynamite Commercial

I know you get forwarded e-mails all the time with funny photos and video clips.  I seem to always be the last person to see these fads.  Several times, I have been watching some news program and they do an … Continue reading

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e-vangelism: the evangel, part one

In order for effective and responsible evangelism to take place, we need to have a rock-solid understanding of the evangel (the gospel).  Evangelism is not truly evangelism if it is not heralding the biblical gospel.  The true gospel is the … Continue reading

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Paul wrote to his young pastor-friend, Timothy, “Be sober in all things, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry” (2 Timothy 4:5).  Those underlined words have always haunted me.  I mentally high-five (or maybe even fist-pump) the apostle … Continue reading

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