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  • Why the Home Team?

    People who know me well chuckle when they hear that I’ve written a book “about sports.” I am the least competent participant in any sport they’ve seen me attempt. But The Home Team: God’s Game Plan for the Family is not about sports; it’s about the one-flesh [...]

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  • How to count to three in Hebrew: For how long was Jesus dead?

    Pop quiz: How many days was Jesus in the tomb? a) One and a half b) Two c) Three or d) This is a trick question so I will first read the article and then decide. Your average “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” contestant would pick [...]

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  • Personal Reformation: My Testimony

     By popular request, here’s my testimony of how I was saved… I grew up Catholic. My parents instilled in me solid, biblical behavioral standards and morals. We went to mass regularly, I attended catechism classes and wore an understated St Christopher pendant around my neck (for [...]

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  • When to smile and nod

    A ministry mentor of mine once told me that when you dress to run a marathon, you tie your laces as tight as you can, knowing that they will loosen over time. He likened graduating seminary to launching out of the blocks in a footrace. [...]

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  • Christian Villain: Is an actor’s pretend sin still sin?

    Actor William Shatner once did a parody performance of himself reacting to his obsessed fans at a Star Trek convention. He exploded with a sharp rebuke: “Get a life! It’s only a TV show!” To a Trekkie that’s like being told Santa isn’t real…by Santa. [...]

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  • Meet: The Home Team

    Seeing a book in print is like seeing your child being born—except that people are generally more lenient in their reviews of your baby. Thanks Eric  Davis for your very kind and thorough review last week; you had the book before I did! Click to order This [...]

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  • My new book: The Home Team

    It is with much appreciation to the Lord for this opportunity, that I announce the arrival of The Home Team. This book is published by Shepherd’s Press, who are best known for Tedd Tripp’s Shepherding a Child’s Heart. Paul and Tedd Tripp were both instrumental in helping me [...]

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  • Bleep! Why Christians Shouldn’t Cuss

    In 2005 the American Film Institute voted that the best movie line of all time was the one that Clarke Gable deftly delivered as the character Rhett Butler in Gone with the Wind. If you endured all four hours of melodrama you’ll certainly recall his parting [...]

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"Who having been called to be a preacher would stoop to be a king?" - Puritan Thomas Carlyle