Monthly Archives: October 2015

Praying for the Persecuted

I have been reading of some of the persecution and hardships that Iraq and Syria have faced as a result of ISIS. I recently came across an article on a family living in Iraq whose home, money and all of their … Continue reading

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Calling all Singles: Par for the Course

The concept of par is a pretty simple and familiar concept from the game of Golf: The course designers give each particular hole a level of difficulty. With the par they assign to a hole they are providing an expectation … Continue reading

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Platform by Michael Hyatt

Michael Hyatt knows what he is talking about. I just finished his 2012 book Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World. It is a step-by-step guide to building a platform. Literally, if you are looking to get noticed, build a … Continue reading

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Damien Lillard: A Man of the People

A few months ago my bleacher report application alerted me of breaking news with the Portland Trailblazers. I opened up the story with anticipation. Did they acquire an actual desired free agent? Did LaMarcus pull a Deandrey Jordan and decide to come … Continue reading

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3 Reasons to Stop Apologizing for the Crusades

In recent years it has become en vogue for Christians to apologize for the sins of ancient cross-bearers. I run into a lot of younger Christians who enthusiastically pick up this mantle. I think there are at least 3 reasons … Continue reading

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Making God Known

I returned last week from a trip to Sri Lanka and while I was there I visited a Hindu temple. I was intrigued and saddened by the worship of so many gods as the worshippers gave flowers, lit candles, and … Continue reading

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