Monthly Archives: July 2011

Vengeance Is the Lord’s

Have you seen the bumper sticker, “I don’t get mad – I get even”? Possibly it is a deterrent against tailgating (though you are probably already too close if you can read it!), but it breathes a different spirit than … Continue reading

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Love Unmasked!

Using a device he called “diabolical ventriloquism” C. S. Lewis wrote The Screwtape Letters, showing from the perspective of demons, how human beings can be attacked. Even the church can be used by them to try to drive a wedge … Continue reading

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Confessing the faith

“When the Reformed churches confess the faith through the creeds in public worship, we do not reach around or behind the Reformed confessions. Instead, in the act of confession we reach down deeply to what is below our standards and … Continue reading

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More than Awkward

[This piece was printed in our local paper, The Newberg Graphic, on July 2, 2011.  It is reproduced here by permission.]  “May 21, much like May 20 and May 22, was notably free from apocalypse,” writes a friend, whose blog … Continue reading

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