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Routine and Chocolate Cake

Imagine for a moment that you had lived your life being stranded on an island. You and your family had been on this remote island, separated from all civilization for your entire life. All you have is a tiny transistor radio where you can hear…

Justice Served

Growing up, there were a couple of constants that I could count on each time I went to my grandparents house.  For starters, I could always be sure upon entering their house that the aroma of some sort of pie and or cake would fill the air. …

Jesus, Train Tables, and Resolutions

My goal was firmly set. I had assessed the situation, and was excited about the notion of doing this on my own. It was Christmas Eve night of 2010. My new years resolution had come early. Id resolved to put together my five year…

Fail Proof New Year Resolutions

This used to be my favorite time of year. Four years ago, my wife and I owned a gym. And January 1 is a gym owners bread and butter. Each new year, people treat the 1st of January as sort of a reboot in their…

Our Satisfaction Found in God’s Glory

Christmas morning has come and gone. All of the presents that were once so neatly wrapped and displayed so picture perfectly under the tree have now been opened and scattered all around the house. And at least in our household, the toys that were…

To Those Who Have Lost…God is Enough

When my kids hear the word, “Walmart” mentioned in our house, its like this really weird chemical reaction happens in their little bodies. They can be in the worst of moods, arguing with each other, and complaining because they don’t want to do homework….

Darkness in Connecticut, Light in Christ

There is something about the night sky that has always amazed me. On a dark night, it can almost be pitch black outside. It can be so absolutely dark that it would make no difference if your eyes were opened or shut. Because in…

Deceptive Relationships

Little girls love fairy tales. They love the stories of the beautiful princess who falls in love with prince charming that ends with happily ever after. And so from a young age, girls will dream about this type of relationship. It starts with any…

Word Play

The one thing I could not stand when I as a child was when people corrected my grammar. I can still hear my fifth grade teacher say, “Pay attention to your choice of words and their meaning before you speak.” I could have understood…

Divine Family Tree

This blog is sort of a part two to yesterdays blog regarding how God saves. In my previous blog, I wrote about two specific forms of theology that deal with the concept of salvation and more specifically, predestination. The word predestination alone has caused…