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Are You Amazing?

Nov 14, 2019

People were constantly amazed by what Jesus and the disciples said and did. Is the world amazed by us as well?

OK, I am not pandering to your pride here. I am not stroking what might already be too large

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The Activists Are Never Satisfied

Nov 13, 2019

The militants keep demanding more and more:

As the old saying goes, “If you give them an inch, they’ll take a yard.” That is true in many areas, perhaps none more so than in the radical left’s

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Christianity, Christ and Caesar

Nov 12, 2019

To whom will we give our supreme allegiance and loyalty?

It should be obvious where the loyalty of the Christian lies. We should be devoted to Christ and Christ alone. Sure, we live in the world and have relations with

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Killing Language, Killing Babies

Nov 11, 2019

These baby-killers would make Orwell proud:

There is one lesson the radical secular left has learned, and learned very well: if you want to destroy a culture, you first must destroy the language. Put another way, social engineering is always

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Dressed for Battle

Nov 6, 2019

This new book on the whole armour of God is well worth reading:

Thirty years ago the Berlin Wall came crashing down, as did the menace of Soviet Communism. It involved a monumental struggle of ideas and of nations, but

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Kanye and Christ

Nov 4, 2019

Let me begin by offering my three initial responses to all those who are baffled as to why I have not yet written about Kanye: 1) I actually know next to nothing about him; 2) Although I do watch culture

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No One Believes In Me Anymore

Nov 3, 2019

I learned afresh about the reality of spiritual war while in Ghana, and the need for believers to fully engage on that level:

If you are up on your Christian music, and/or you are an old guy – like me

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On Having an Influence

Nov 1, 2019

Are you having a godly influence?

We all have some sort of influence on others – for good or for ill. Since I am talking about Christians in this piece, it is hoped that ours is an influence for good

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Adventures in Ghana

Oct 30, 2019

Well this may explain a few things:

If you are wondering why my website seems to have dried up of late, it is because during the past 30 hours or so I have been doing a lot of travelling. I

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Forget Socialism

Oct 27, 2019

The dead-end street of socialism:

There are many things one can do with wealth. But before it can be used, it first must be created. In terms of the two main economic systems that exist, one is all about the

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The Dynamics of Spiritual Life

Oct 26, 2019

This older book on renewal and reformation is still well worth reading:

My title might have a nice ring to it, but believers who have been around for a while will recall seeing it elsewhere. Forty years ago a very

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The Ongoing War Against Women in Sport

Oct 22, 2019

More appalling cases of the end of women’s sport:

If a group of evil Martians wanted to come to planet earth with a sure-fire way of destroying women, they would likely not come up with anything better than what the

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