Tag Archives: Marketplace Christian

Living in a post-Christian age

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial Givers

Today we salute a special kind of giver — a person we often call a philanthropist. This is someone who makes it their ministry to give. Among other gifts, they have the spiritual gift of giving and they are gracious … Continue reading

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Time to join up with the Musketeers!

Similar to the summer blockbuster movies we have become familiar with, the original novel, The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas is the 19th Century version of a buddy movie. It first appeared one chapter at a time in the Parisian … Continue reading

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Are the end times really just the beginning?

My big brother is onto something. He is standing end times theories on their heads. He is making us think. He’s not saying he’s got all the end times answers; he’s only saying that there are a number of passages … Continue reading

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Leaving a mark instead of being marked

Is anyone else as tired as I am of seeing report after report from the press about the evangelical vote? We’ve got politicians courting us, pollsters measuring us, and marketers surveying us. Evangelicals have become a very important bloc in … Continue reading

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World class farm boy

I’m going to brag a little. No, not about me or someone in my family, but about my old college roommate. Wayne Bridegroom grew up on a dairy farm in the little town of Denair, in central California. When people … Continue reading

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Famous seller of purple converts to Christianity

On the Sabbath we went outside the city gate to the river, where we expected to find a place of prayer. We sat down and began to speak to the women who had gathered there. One of those listening was … Continue reading

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As it should be

Os Guinness pointed out that we were living at the end of 500 years of Western dominance. You don’t have to look far to see signs of this. Three blocks from where I grew up, I can drive for a … Continue reading

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