Superman, Batman, and YOU

Superman…Batman…Ironman…the Incredible Hulk…what is Marvel teaching us, and what, if anything, do these stories say about you? Super hero stories have always been popular, but today we’re touching new heights of fan fervor as we return for a 6th, 7th, and even an 8th installment of the Batman saga. Movies are being made about even […]

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When you’re feeling illegitimate

Illegitimate [adjective, noun il-i-jit-uh-mit; verb il-i-jit-uh-meyt] Adjective Not legitimate; not sanctioned by law or custom: an illegitimate child Unlawful; illegal: an illegitimate action Irregular; not in good usage Obsolete Noun A person recognized or looked upon as illegitimate Verb To declare illegitimate Do you ever feel that way? Do you ever feel like you’re not legit? Like other […]

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The subtle brilliance of humanistic thinking

Christianity presents the highest, noblest view of the dignity of man (male/female) of any other worldview or belief system. According to our Scriptures, we humans are not merely the products of unguided evolution. We aren’t simply “dancing to our DNA” as Richard Dawkins claims. We are not simply the latest, upgraded installment of the evolutionary […]

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Athletes and Artists

You are supposed to be both. For the masterpiece of your life to truly unveil, it will require the disciplined striving of an athlete and the detailed touch of an artist. In Acts 24:16 the Apostle Paul declared, “I always take pains to have a clear conscience toward both God and man.” The phrase “take […]

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In praise of the jack-of-all-trades

Are you a specialist or a jack-of-all-trades? Are you gifted in one or two highly focused skill sets or can you do a little bit of everything? If you were (or are) a doctor, would you be a family doc, skilled at diagnosing and treating a wide range of simple symptoms, or would you be […]

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