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Obfuscation – the spiritual gift you can do without

Don’t be this guy: Obfuscation can’t be a real spiritual gift? It depends on which spirit you are talking about. As C.S. Lewis pointed out in Perelandra, “There are spirits and spirits you know.” Some spirits mislead people into rebellion. … Continue reading

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When Your Kids Make You Sweat

We spent the first part of this week helping our daughter get situated in her new apartment after spending the past year in South Asia. Unlike a couple years back, this time we did not have to move her furniture … Continue reading

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How To Tell If You’re Really A Christian

Have you ever taken a spiritual gift test? These are quizzes that typically ask about your likes and dislikes, how you view your personality, and what you think about God and the Bible. Most spiritual gift tests will then tell you … Continue reading

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James Bond and the Bible

A quick comparison: Sean Connery made seven James Bond films while George Lazenby made one. Paul shows up in chapter after chapter of the book of Acts while Philip gets little ink in comparison. Connery defined the role of James Bond and went … Continue reading

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Judging Myers-Briggs

Do you recognize the names Myers and Briggs? Do the initials MBTI mean anything to you? Can you define the phrase “personality inventory”? I knew nothing about any of them until I became a judge in 1995. My state has intensive … Continue reading

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