Monthly Archives: December 2018

Lay Down Your “Head” (Part 2)


To know yourself better only makes you more like you. To know Jesus more is to become more like Jesus. Continue reading

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Reformation Worship


For those who like their liturgy old-school and yet reformed in nature, this book has it in spades—from Luther to Calvin to Zwingli to Knox to The Book of Common Prayer, with any number of stops in between…. Jonathan Gibson … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your “Head” (Part 1)


There’s a popular adage that’s been the chorus of at least a few good songs, which goes like this: “Everything you know is wrong.” That’s not entirely true, obviously (I think), but there’s still a lot of truth to it. … Continue reading

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God and Hamilton


I have to admit, I’m not particularly a Hamilton fan—but working on Kevin Cloud’s book convinced me otherwise. In this in-depth examination of the musical, there’s more spiritual themes in here than you can shake a stick at. Especially: redemption. … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Old Identity (Part 2)


Now, let’s fast-forward . . . to the Last Supper. In the middle of the meal, Jesus does something unusual—he gets up, grabs a towel and a washbasin, and begins washing the disciples’ feet. (It’s safe to assume the sandals … Continue reading

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Alongside: Loving Teenagers with the Gospel


If you’re in youth ministry—or just want to interact with the teenagers around you (including the ones in your house)—check out Drew Hill’s Alongside. Drew Hill. Alongside: Loving Teenagers with the Gospel. 192p., $15.99 book (although it’s currently on sale … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Old Identity (Part 1)


Many Christians today believe—or at least live as if they believed—that Jesus died solely to forgive them; and that because their messes are now cleaned up, they can go on with their lives as if Christ had no further claims … Continue reading

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