Anyone with even a scant knowledge of cows knows that >ahem< happens. A lot. My cowophile readers may have an interest on this article on cutting edge developments in the area of toilet training for cows from Mental Floss. This is what makes for cultural relevancy out here.

The Gospel frees us from surrounding ourselves with people just like us. It also helps us think about what church we should go to on the basis of opportunity to serve rather than the basis of what I think I need. From Michael Horton’s The Gospel Driven Life. ht & ht The last thing we …

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This is a truth I need to understand again and again. From Zack Eswine’s Sensing Jesus: One of the first signs that we are approaching the borders of attempting omnipotence is this: we believe that another is choosing a course of action because he or she simply isn’t clear on what is right. Therefore, we …

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Some professing Christians fall into the error of believing their profession (and even regular church attendance) means that they should have a happy life. Well, maybe not happy, but at least a life without their current worst problem. It’s sort of like maintaining a gym membership, and maybe even visiting the gym on a regular …

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Dan Philips of the Pyromaniacs on the real work of finding God’s will, instead of just waiting for him to tell you. Valerie was preparing some dish for our church pot luck, and needed lime-flavored tortilla chips. I looked and looked among the chips, the tortilla chips. Nothing. Up, down, back and forth. Nothing. I …

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