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Do Not Try Jesus

    I am fan of Sweet Baby Ray’s barbecue sauce.  There is only one reason for this: a coupon.   During my days in seminary, Emily found a coupon for it so we gave it a try.  The sauce is the boss!  All of this is a classic marketing strategy.  Free samples are regular features in the marketplace because the only thing better...

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Beauty… and the Beast of Normalized Sin

The moral revolution continues to speed along with these two commitments: “leave-no-stone-unturned” and “take-no-prisoners.” The latest example is the highly anticipated live-action movie Beauty and the Beast. The entertainment industry surrendered to this moral revolution long ago. But the newest twist is Hollywood’s offering of a beloved c...

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Grace Is More Amazing Still: A Sermon Correction

  So this blog post is a bit embarrassing and humbling. Correction usually is. It is one thing to be a juggler and to drop a ball. That is embarrassing. But when you are leading a juggling instructional course on not dropping balls and you then drop a ball, that is really embarrassing. That is what this blog post is like. In my sermon that spent much time on understa...

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A Critique of Tony Evans’ Recent Washington Post Article

I have hesitated to write this blog because bringing a critique of a brother is touchy business and prone to misunderstanding. Yet, the topic is important, the article is public, and the lesson is one we need to learn. The brother I am referring to is a well-known preacher in Texas named Tony Evans. He is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and leads a large ministry...

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