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April 11th, 2014
Spring is in the air! The sun is shining (at least as I write this). Trees are budding. Birds are chirping. Flowers are blossoming. And there are two dozen tulips sprouting in my backyard, thanks to the forethought and early bulb-burying of my wife, Rebekah. My wife loves tulips. (Insert theological joke here … my many attempts have fallen flat*). Perhaps Rebekah loves tulips because tulip peta[...]
April 9th, 2014
March 12th was my Grandpa’s birthday. On April 11, 2014 it will be 13 years since both my grandfathers passed away suddenly and without warning, within 2 hours of each other. Seven months before that we had buried my grandmother. The milestones of that year stick in my mind. I have been thinking about these special people a lot lately as the anniversary approaches and as I watch Northview famil[...]
April 2nd, 2014
I have been reading comments on social networks by brothers and sisters in Christ about not criticizing other believers for differences in doctrine that they may hold. "We should just practice love, because that’s what Jesus did. Live and let live, right?" So should we challenge another believer’s theology? Is it really that important? I’d like to suggest to you that sometimes it is. What mi[...]