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The Most Important War We Fight Is Not of This World

There are lots of wars going on right now. I made a mention of it in my post yesterday that there are over 50 armed conflicts ongoing right now in the world. Add that to any kind of "culture war" or athletic rivalry that some call "wars," and the terminology of war is all around… Continue reading The Most Important War We Fight Is Not of This World

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The Sinners’ Revolution: Taking Inspiration from the Patriots of ’76 in the War Against the Flesh

I'm about to get all nerdy and historical up in here. The American Revolution has long been a fascination of mine, but it peaked many in high school. I loved the stretches in history class when we studied it, and a audiobook version of Jeff Shaara's excellent book The Glorious Cause was what I went to sleep… Continue reading The Sinners’ Revolution: Taking Inspiration from the Patriots of ’76 in the War Against the Flesh

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Fighting Sin, Part III: Wrapped in the Truth

This is the third part in a series on fighting sin based on Ephesians 6:10-18a. See the second part in the series here. There have been a couple days this year when I've gone to campus with jeans a bit too big and no belt on. I'm constantly tugging at my hips to pull my… Continue reading Fighting Sin, Part III: Wrapped in the Truth

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Do We Seriously Seek to Kill Our Sin?

Two summers ago, I was in Myrtle Beach, S.C., for Campus Outreach's Summer Beach Project (I think I've mentioned this before). One day, I was taking a shower in my room when I turned around and there was a cockroach on the wall of the shower. Quick note about me: I hate bugs. With an… Continue reading Do We Seriously Seek to Kill Our Sin?