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A Delayed Salvation

“who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time” (1 Peter 1:5). A friend came by the other day to talk about salvation. Those who characterize themselves as unbelievers … Continue reading

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Why I am a Pentecost(al) Presbyterian

I read the following story this week: “Erasmus, the famous Renaissance scholar, once told a classic story which was designed to emphasize how important it is that we take up the torch of Christ’s ministry with great commitment. In the … Continue reading

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Kistemaker, KU, Angels and a Great Night at Home

I have been traveling recently. Indeed, ministry has taken me away for the last week. So it was good to get home last night. One of the things I  miss most is the “church is our house.” I believe that … Continue reading

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Predestination and Missions

The following thoughts come after the 56th Annual World Missions Conference of First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga. The speakers for this conference were Dr. Hans Beyer, Professor of New Testament, Covenant Theological Seminary, and Dr. Sandy Willson, Senior Minister, Second … Continue reading

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“Lamplighter” for Christ: The Funeral Celebration of D. James Kennedy

Frederich Buechner wrote:“It’s hard not to believe that somehow or other there’s always going to be another time with them, another day, so the chances are we won’t know it’s the last time, and therefore it won’t have the terrible … Continue reading

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Remembering Jim: A Tribute to Dr. D. James Kennedy (1930-2007)

But will we not miss his voice for the unborn? Will we not miss his tireless efforts to bring morality back to the public square in our nation? Will we not miss his clear call for Christians to take every thought captive for Christ? Continue reading

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Struggling Saints

We have learned in recently-revealed private journals, which Mother Theresa had not wanted published and are now being published under the title Come Be My Light, that the little Albanian nun struggled with her faith as she ministered to the … Continue reading

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Asterisk People

This has not been a good summer for sports, in my opinion. First of all, Barry Bonds got his 756th homer. Breaking the record of the Atlanta Braves’ legendary Hank Aaron, Bonds’ prestigious record comes, as many of you know, … Continue reading

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The Common People Heard Him Gladly

Isaiah 52.6-7; Mark 12.37 One of the reasons I seek to represent you and the Lord is by being involved in the life of the community. In this way, I get the opportunity to bring the Good News of Jesus … Continue reading

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What God Starts, God Completes

About two years ago, Christian Focus Publications of Scotland approached me about writing an autobiography. I resisted at first, thinking that (1) I was too young for such a thing; and (2) I had not lived a life interesting enough … Continue reading

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