In a previous article on RealEstateCompsToday.com we noted the costs associated with inaccurate home value estimates for sellers and buyers. More Accurate Than Chase Home Value Estimator was the only site that offered both the speed and flexibility of the online
We are at an interesting and perhaps unprecedented time in history when our understanding of family is being confronted and our definition of family is being rewritten. The social norms of Western society and the laws of Canada are changing fast. Things that only a generation ago were
I’m teaching Romans again this semester, so I’m going to gradually read through the second edition of Douglas Moo’s The Letter to the Romans, second edition (2018) every Monday as preparation. So far I can say that this is a great update to an already terrific volume! What emerges as
The greatest generation has Pearl Harbor and VE-Day. Baby boomers have the Beatles’ first appearance on “Ed Sullivan” and Neil Armstrong stepping onto the moon. Ask anyone who was alive and sentient in July 1969, and they’ll tell you where they were when they saw it – and pretty much
Brian J. WrightThe Rhythm of the Christian Life: Recapturing the Joy of Life TogetherAbilene: Leafwood Publishers, 2019.Available at Amazon.com. This book by my former PhD student Dr. Brian Wright resources Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Life Together for a pattern of modern discipleship. The
So often our hearts want to follow God and yet our feet and our mouths take us in the opposite direction! God’s word tells us that we are actually deceiving ourselves when we know God’s way and yet do not do what it says. The road to freedom is in doing what we hear in […]
“For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing, to one a fragrance from death to death, to the other a fragrance from life to life.” 2 Corinthians 2:15-16 (ESV) The other day I walked into a room in our new home and […]
Seeing both sides Regarding the June 24 Monitor Weekly: From Mark Sappenfield’s column, “Getting past despair and indignation on abortion,” to Jessica Mendoza’s cover story, “The new activists,” as well as other articles, I gained insights into the humanity on both sides of that issue and
Here’s the story behind Casting Crowns latest “Nobody” which features Matthew West. Mark Hall talks about the inspiration behind the song… http://www.20thecountdownmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/20-1929-AS_CASTINGCROWNS.mp3
I made it safely home after a wonderful little trip to Africa. I should have some video to share soon. Today’s Kindle deals include some new books and some old books—it’s a good selection! (Yesterday on the blog: New and Notable Books) Uh, You Should Read FaceApp’s Truly Wild Terms of Service
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[The Lord says,] “Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 Thoughts on today’s verse Fear saps our will power and leaves us feeling depleted and hopeless. Yet […]
In our world we’re bombarded with advertisements that promise us contentment if we’ll get more stuff–bigger, better, faster. But reality is: the more comfortable we are, the more we have lost the capacity to be content. Things do not live up to our expectation to make us happy. We become
Few people today remember Alexander von Humboldt, but the Prussian naturalist predicted climate change back in the early 19th century. “He’s the forgotten father of environmentalism,” says historian Andrea Wulf. During Humboldt’s travels through Venezuela in 1799, he noticed that farmers
This past June I turned 26, and this year marked my fourth year living on my own and working full time. Despite being an “adult” by all intents and purposes, I’ve found over the years that merely being in close proximity with my parents triggers this innate childlike state in me. I would
This week the blog and the giveaway has been sponsored by Crown & Covenant Publications. They will be giving away five copies of Pastor Rutledge “Rut” Etheridge III”s soon to be published book God Breathed: Connecting through Scripture to God, Others, the Natural World, and Yourself.
Very interesting remark from Margaret MacDonald about Colossians 4, Nympha, the church that meets in her house, and negotiating the household codes: “According to the author of Colossians, the house of Nympha offered the perfect space for the performance of this text (4:15-16). Colossians 4:16
“Do not fear [anything], for I am with you; Do not be afraid, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, be assured I will help you; I will certainly take hold of you with My righteous right hand [a hand of justice, of power, of victory, of salvation].” Isaiah 41:10 (AMP) Isaiah 41:10 […]
According to Psalm 91:14, “The LORD says, ‘I will rescue those who love me. I will protect those who trust in my name.’” God is your guardian, separating you from evil. So, why do bad things happen to us? You and God may have different definitions for the word bad. God
July isn’t always prime time for book releases, but in this case, it has done okay for itself. Here are some of the new and notable Christian books for July, 2019. In each case, I’ve provided the publisher’s editorial description. Disciplines of a Godly Man (Updated Edition) by R. Kent Hughes.