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February 2009 Archives

Well, you don’t see that bumper sticker everyday. Oh, I suppose “Standing Tall” and “Let’s Roll” can be seen here and there, especially in Texas. But “God Bless John Wayne” is a rarity, at least in my experience. I wonder […]

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Part 2 of series: How Lent Can Make a Difference in Your Relationship with God (2009) Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series I grew up hearing about Catholics who had to fast during the season of Lent. […]

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Part 1 of series: How Lent Can Make a Difference in Your Relationship with God (2009) Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Preface For the past several years, I have followed my posts on Ash Wednesday with […]

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Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series The denial of death . . . itâ??s all around us. When people die, they are often alone, sequestered in hospitals far away from the sad eyes of friends and family. […]

Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday. As has been my tradition for several years, in today’s post I will explain some of the basics about this holy day. Tomorrow I’ll add some Ash […]

Slumdog Millionaire prevailed at last night’s Oscars, winning eight academy awards, including Best Director and Best Picture. It beat a strong field of films, including my personal favorite, Frost/Nixon. But I was pleased that Slumdog Millionaire won. It’s a fine […]

Worshiping God in Our Daily Lives READ Psalm 15:1-5  Who may worship in your sanctuary, LORD? Who may enter your presence on your holy hill? Those who lead blameless lives and do what is right, speaking the truth from sincere […]

Part 3 of series: Denominations, Toothpaste, and Toilet Paper Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Yesterday I began reflecting on the recent discover that Protestants in American are more loyal to their toothpaste than to their denomination. […]

Part 2 of series: Denominations, Toothpaste, and Toilet Paper Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In yesterday’s post I summarized the results of an Ellison Research that found American Protestants to be more loyal to their brand […]

Part 1 of series: Denominations, Toothpaste, and Toilet Paper Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series A recent USA Today headline caught my eye: â??U.S. Protestants more loyal to toothpaste brand than church?â? Ouch! This isnâ??t something that […]

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