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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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40 Questions About Salvation


Keeping this one simple… from the publisher site: This newest contribution to the 40 Questions series continues the tradition of excellent research presented in clear, user-friendly writing. 40 Questions About Salvation makes sense of one of Christianity’s most disputed doctrines, covering the … Continue reading

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Lay It Down — one more introduction


“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you” (John 15:13–14). We read these words in John 15, and take great comfort … Continue reading

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