Monthly Archives: May 2011

Madness and God’s Glory: Take a Listen

Take a few minutes and listen. http://www.westmont.edu/media/chapel/media/s09_chapel_mp3/02-04-09.mp3 Dan Allender Chapel “-this is a dark world. And it requires people who have a sense of their own wounded-ness and a sense of something that blazes bright in them that says ‘Death … Continue reading

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Temperance: God is not Deceived

Thank you C.S. Lewis “Temperance is, unfortunately, one of those words that has changed its meaning. It now usually means teetotalism. But in the days when the second Cardinal virtue was christened ‘Temperance’, it meant nothing of the sort. Temperance … Continue reading

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Honest Faith

This is how we pass on the faith to our children: by our words, but more pointedly by our actions. Children are either hardened by the hypocrisy of their parents, or like Moses they are inspired by the consistency between … Continue reading

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Closing the Window

A short review from Walt Mueller on Tim Chester’s book Closing the Window. The 5 ingredients are key not just to battling porn, but sin in general. “We have a generation of young people for whom the call to repentance … Continue reading

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How Sin Can Dehumanize the People in Our Lives

Paul Tripp, What Did You Expect? (Crossway, 2010), pp. 47-48: Because sin is antisocial, it tends to dehumanize the people in our lives. No longer are they objects of our willing affection. No, they quit being the people we find … Continue reading

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Passions: A New Heart

Love the Lord with all your Heart¬†¬† – The heart really matters. Pure Heart Proverbs 20:9 We have unclean hearts. We have a sin nature Sin is anything that dishonors God. At the heart of everything we have a sin … Continue reading

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I’m a Fool: Saved By Grace

Thankful for the teaching of Mark Driscoll. Folly underlies Sin Three Myths that come with wisdom Age – Wisdom. With age comes with wisdom. Not really. You can be old and foolish Intellect – Wisdom. Just because you smart doesn’t … Continue reading

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