Monthly Archives: March 2014

Setting my face like a flint on the job

At the time I decided to go to seminary, I was working as an engineering manager at a high tech company. I asked for and received a leave of absence to pursue my studies, with the understanding that when I … Continue reading

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Setting my face like a flint!

I remember a Peanuts cartoon in which Charlie Brown is determined to finally go and speak to the little red haired girl who is his idol. This time he’s going to do it, and nothing will stop him! Then it … Continue reading

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The Resolute Love of Jesus

Jesus, when He walked the earth, was both fully God and fully man. I think we sometimes forget how fully man He was. When He was about to go to the cross, the human Jesus felt all the trepidation any … Continue reading

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Pride Can Be Sneaky!

One summer, years ago now, a friend and I backpacked through Europe. We got Eurail Passes and traveled by train to most of the countries on the continent. Naturally, everywhere we went, sooner or later someone would ask us what … Continue reading

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Only what’s done for Christ will last!

As a youngster attending Bible Camp, I learned a little couplet that has stayed with me all these years: “Only one life, ‘twill soon be past. Only what’s done for Christ will last.” Although not expressed in biblical language, it … Continue reading

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My past has passed away!

Do you have a past? I certainly do. If you are anything like me, there are some things you’ve done in your past that you are not proud of. Many of us are weighed down in life right now by … Continue reading

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