Weekend A La Carte (April 20)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include all sorts of good stuff. (Yesterday on the blog: What Gave Him Such Confidence?) 3 Suggestions for Dealing with Frustrating Cultural Differences I find culture endlessly fascinating. “Maybe you are preparing for a short-term trip or long-term service to a place like

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On Saturday

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
John didn’t know on that Friday what you and I now know. He didn’t know that Friday’s tragedy would be Sunday’s triumph. John would later confess that he “did not yet understand from the Scriptures that Jesus must rise from the dead. John 20:9 That’s why what he did on Saturday is so important.

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Link Building: Site Directories

Category: ALL, backlink, Backlinks, directory, domain authority, featured, link building, offsite, Ranking, SEO, seo guide, seo strategy, Strategy, submissions
An easy way to build backlinks is through directory submissions.  Anything hard though is worth more, so keep in mind directory submissions don’t carry the weight that in content links will.  With that said there is still diluted value in link directories, just don’t focus on them.

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The Cross as Ultimate Apocalypse

Category: ALL, Interviews, Outreach
Just came across this quote from Brian Blount, sounds like a good Good Friday quote: “As the apostle Paul notes, God takes what humans intend to be the definitive act of disfigurement and dishonour and reclaims it as something uniquely revelatory. Capital punishment. Death. On a cross. The end

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What Gave Him Such Confidence?

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
When we sin against other people, our natural response is to distance ourselves from them. The naughty child who has defied her parents will look at the mess she has made, then slink away to her room. The church member who has spread gossip about another person will keep his distance the next

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A La Carte (April 19)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
There’s a nice little list of Kindle deals for you to go through today if you’re into that kind of thing. Remembering My Passion for my Husband It can be hard to remember, feel, or enact the passion of the early years of marriage. “I assumed it would always be there, but now, the fear

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An Easter Prayer

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
An Easter Prayer Of all of God’s giftsEaster shows us our fateForgiven we will riseAnd pass through Heaven’s gate This Easter rememberThe sacrifice of a SonAnd through His resurrectionEternal life we have won This Easter I prayThat the love of GodIs resurrectedReborn, renewedInside your

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Christ Crucified

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
This is the last week of Lent, also called Passion Week, and I have been reading and reflecting on the last days of Christ and His crucifixion. I will be forever grateful for Christ’s willingness to go through the agony of carrying our sins (the sins of more than six billion people), and to

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A La Carte (April 18)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
It has been a bit of a slow week for Kindle deals, but there are at least a few to look at today. Logos users will want to check out this NICOT/NICNT sale. It’s a great series to have! (Yesterday on the blog: It’s Time To Break Free From the Algorithm-Driven Life) A French Evangelical’s […]

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The Interdisciplinary Scholar

Category: ALL, Interviews, Outreach
Over at theLab is a good article by my doktorsohn Dr. Chris Porter about being “The Interdisciplinary Scholar.” Chris wrote his PhD thesis on a social-identity interpretation of Gospel and Letters of John which was a real saga, I mean, “structural analysis of group arguments,” along with

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Remember

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
Beth purchased the chocolate bunnies and headed to the parking lot. Company was coming and she still needed to get groceries and clean. She made a mental note to get extra eggs for the kids to color. It was Easter week. They wouldn’t likely get to church. Her mental check list went on. She knew

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