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Quote of the POSK #18

October 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Quote of the POSK #18

If you don’t know what POSK is… here’s the first one From: The World’s Last Night, CS Lewis, pp 89-91 Life on Other Planets I…fear the practical, not the theoretical, problems which will arise if ever we meet rational creatures which are not human. Against them we shall, if we can, commit all the crimes […]

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Quote of the POSK #17

December 10th, 2007 · Comments Off on Quote of the POSK #17

I think this is the right moment to consider a question which is often asked: If Christianity is true why are not all Christians obviously nicer than all non-Christians? What lies behind that question is partly something very reasonable and partly something that is not reasonable at all. The reasonable part is this. If conversion […]

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They Did Not Give Up

September 28th, 2007 · Comments Off on They Did Not Give Up

I’m a missionary with an organization called Team Expansion. One thing I love about Team Expansion is that they allow me to fail. In fact, in some ways, it *could* be said that they encourage me to fail. WHAT? Of course, we don’t strive for failure, but I’m glad to know that the home office […]

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Quote of the POSK #16

August 26th, 2007 · Comments Off on Quote of the POSK #16

What Christ thinks of the church is a question of great concern to all Christians. What we ourselves think of it from the inside and what others think of it from the outside are also important. But far more significant is the view of Jesus Christ himself, since he is the church’s founder, head, and […]

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Quote of the POSK #15

June 5th, 2007 · 4 Comments

The meek man is not a human mouse afflicted with a a sense of his own inferiority. Rather he may be in his moral life as bold as a lion and as strong as Samson; but he has stopped being fooled about himself. He has accepted God’s estimate of his own life. He knows he […]

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Psalm 33:1-11

March 1st, 2007 · Comments Off on Psalm 33:1-11

I read this a while back and marked it to share on the blog… just getting around to it now. I don’t have any personal commentary to share along with it (besides mentioning that I take great comfort in verse 11) I just want to put it here for you to read and enjoy and […]

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Quote of the POSK #14

January 1st, 2007 · Comments Off on Quote of the POSK #14

In the parable of the great dinner, the original people invited did not take their invitation seriously. A similar problem is treated in the parable of the hidden treasure. If we get something for nothing, we tend not to value it too highly. This is the risk that God has taken in inviting us to […]

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Quote of the POSK #13

September 14th, 2006 · Comments Off on Quote of the POSK #13

From a chapter called Mobilization: the Power of Letting Go comes this insightful quote that will certainly challenge some leaders. H. Dale Burke is the author and he is in the middle of making a point that most leaders actually manage more than they lead. … let me suggest that you follow what I call […]

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Quote of the POSK #12

August 4th, 2006 · 2 Comments

From The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey Myth: Car Payments are a way of life; you’ll always have one. Truth: Staying away from car payments by driving reliable used cars is what the average millionaire does; that is how he or she became a millionaire. USA Today notes that the average car payment is […]

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Quote of the POSK #11

July 17th, 2006 · 1 Comment

1 I have a Savior, He’s pleading in glory, A dear, loving Savior, though earth friends be few; And now He is watching in tenderness o’er me, But oh that my Savior were your Savior, too. Refrain For you I am praying, For you I am praying, For you am I praying, I’m praying for […]

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