Book Review: Catching Foxes by John Henderson

I have read a lot of good, helpful books on marriage. I’ve read Keller, I’ve read Tripp, and while I like all the books I review (or else why would I recommend them), I don’t think I’ve ever said this is “the best” book on the subject … until today. I think Catching Foxes by […]

The Importance of Weakness (pt. 4)

(Part 1) (Part 2) (Part 3) since you seek proof that Christ is speaking in me. He is not weak in dealing with you, but is powerful among you. 2 Corinthians 13:3 For he was crucified in weakness, but lives by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but in dealing […]

The Importance of Weakness (pt. 3)

For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong. 2 Corinthians 12:10 Our culture views weakness as a bad thing to be avoided. God uses weakness to keep us not only relying on Him, but also (according to the […]

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Book Review: Catching Foxes by John Henderson

I have read a lot of good, helpful books on marriage. I’ve read Keller, I’ve read Tripp, and while I like all the books I review (or else why would I recommend them), I don’t think I’ve ever said this is “the best” book on the subject … until today. I think Catching Foxes by […]

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Web Slinging 10.15.14

Here’s what I’ve been reading online as I’ve swung around the web: Jack Klumpenhower had a great post about kids in church. He writes,”… the Holy Spirit uses the elements of a whole-church worship service to help kids grow in faith.” It’s a good read for all my kidmin friends as well as parents. Tim Briggs […]

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A Lesson in Friendship and Generosity

If you follow me on Twitter or we’re friends on Facebook, then you know late last week I had some … car problems. I got the news that I was dreading to hear, the hybrid battery in my ’06 Toyota Prius needed to be replaced. If you know anything about that, it’s not a cheap […]

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Tweets of the Week 10.14.14

Here are the tweets from last week that caught my attention: tom ascol @tomascol Christian, work to learn the gospel so thoroughly that we can clearly summarize it in 60 seconds & simply explain it in an hour. D.A. Horton @da_horton After the costume of hypocrisy comes off, sinners who come alive in Christ are clothed in […]

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The Importance of Weakness (pt. 4)

(Part 1) (Part 2) (Part 3) since you seek proof that Christ is speaking in me. He is not weak in dealing with you, but is powerful among you. 2 Corinthians 13:3 For he was crucified in weakness, but lives by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but in dealing […]

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Idolatry in Marital Conflict

I’m reading the book Catching Foxes (don’t let the title fool you) by John Henderson. It claims to be a pre-marital book, it is not. It is a book on the entirety of marriage, from before it begins and progressing forward.  Here is the most resent quote (and there have been many) I’ve read that rocked my world: […]

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Web Slinging 10.8.14

Here’s my weekly(ish) list of things I’ve found helpful as I swing around the web. I hope these strengthen and/or encourage you as much as they have me: David Murray had a post on his blog about what an elder should be doing. He bases his checklist on David Dickson’s book The Elder and his Work. If […]

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Tweets of the Week 10.7.14

Here are the tweets that caught my attention and made me think in the last week: Ray Ortlund @rayortlund There is more for us in Christ than we have yet seen. Let’s stay open, eager, ready. He visits the childlike. Nick Batzig‏@Nick_Batzig The best teachers are often those who say things that people may already know […]

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Best Quotes from Beat God to the Punch by Eric Mason

After reviewing his previous book, I was contacted by B & H Publishing to see if I would be interested in a free copy of Eric Mason’s new book Beat God to the Punch. I enjoyed and was challenged by Manhood Restored and the offer of a free book made this a no-brainer. The book is […]

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The Importance of Weakness (pt. 3)

For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong. 2 Corinthians 12:10 Our culture views weakness as a bad thing to be avoided. God uses weakness to keep us not only relying on Him, but also (according to the […]

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