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  • Spiritual Swashbuckling – from Things that Go Bump in the Church

    With the publication date of Things that Go Bump in the Church only eight days away, the marketing machine is in full swing. I’m not as well-connected as the other authors, Mike Abendroth, and Byron Yawn, but int he tradition of the little drummer boy, [...]

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  • Book Preview: Things That Go Bump in the Church

    I promised more info on the book, so here it is. Things that go Bump in the Church (Harvest House) is being released on April 1st. The work deals with intimidating doctrines that Christians sometimes fear. I was privileged to co-author the work with Mike Abendroth [...]

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  • You saw it here first: Things that Go Bump in the Church

    Amazon.com has listed Things that Go Bump in the Church for preorder in paperback and Kindle versions. The book will be released on April 1, which isn’t helping me convince my mom that this is a real book deal I have been working on for over [...]

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  • The First Flash Mob

    One online encyclopedia (yes, I am a Wikiholic) describes a flash mob as: a group of people who assemble suddenly in a public place, perform an unusual and seemingly pointless act for a brief time, then quickly disperse, often for the purposes of entertainment, satire, [...]

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  • Block diagramming (Hey) Jude

    One of the fun parts of sermon preparation is the notorious block diagram. The idea is that representing a biblical passage in a way that shows the flow of its logic, best ensures that you base your sermon outline on what the text is actually [...]

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  • Parumpa-pum-pum: publicity for a worthy church building

    My friend, and fellow Calvinist krav maga martial artist, pastor Tyrell Haag (pronounced the same as the “aah” in Haagendas ice cream; yum. I digress…) …has planted a solid, Reformed, expository preaching, church in Johannesburg. They meet in a rented facility that they have now outgrown, [...]

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  • Investing the Warren Buffett (Biblical) Way

    Warren Buffett, nicknamed the Oracle of Omaha, is known as the world’s greatest investor. In 1950, at age 20, he had saved $9,400 (about $100k in today’s money). He set out to invest it, applying his long-term, value-based, focussed portfolio philosophy, which his author Robert [...]

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  • 5 signs you are a prideful seminoid – Guest Post

    Today we are hearing from a guest writer, Ben Hein. Ben is a seminoid studying at Reformed Theological Seminary. Check out his blog: goingtodamasc.us It is a universal problem that exists in all academic fields: the more one knows, the more one is likely to boast [...]

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