Monthly Archives: June 2009

Carson on Prayer

As I continue to study the prayers of Paul, I continue to be struck with how much my christian life is concerned with the worries of the day and not with the coming of the Kingdom. D.A. Carson succinctly summarizes … Continue reading

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Abandoned Babies and the Slums

Many of you are familiar with our previous work with InterVarsity, our passion for missions, and our desire to see children adopted.  A good friend of mine is on staff with IVCF and is currently in Kenya working in the … Continue reading

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A Review of Paul’s Intercessory Prayers

I just finished reading Gordon Wiles Paul’s Intercessory Prayers. This is not a book for the faint of heart, it is full of greek phrasing and plenty of footnotes. That said, the author’s main points are as follows: 1. Paul … Continue reading

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Educating our Children

When it comes to educating our children, many churches have taken the opinion that all options are equal and that the final decision is a parents, with no input to be offered by the local church and its leadership structure. … Continue reading

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The Bible on Adoption

Here is a great interview with Russell Moore on the biblical view of adoption.  Rev. Moore is author of Adopted for Life.  I highly encourage everyone to listen.

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Intentional Fathering begins in Seeking God

Intentional Fathering is a hard task.  I began outlining that in one of my last posts.  Today, I have been reading a short ebook by Mark Driscoll entitled, Pastor Dad.  The first chapter strikes home with me as the core of … Continue reading

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Do you relate to the Biblical World and it’s characters?

In a wonderful post at Feeding on Christ, I read about the Puritan Principles of Biblical Interpretation posted by Nicholas T. Batzig on June 23, 2009.  In it he writes, “J.I. Packer, in his masterpiece A Quest for Godliness , highlights what he believes to … Continue reading

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Intentionally Parenting

Deuteronomy 6:6-7 “And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the … Continue reading

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Disabilities and Emergency Preparedness

The office of Disability Concerns in the Christian Reformed Church has a wonderful collection of articles available in their most recent periodical.  They can be viewed here. This quarter’s issue contains the following articles:  Coping with Disaster A guide for families … Continue reading

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Is Fatherhood a choice

What is happening in our world?  Fatherhood is on the decline, even well intended men like myself, are finding it harder and harder to understand what it means to be an intentional father who trains up our children in the … Continue reading

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