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    5 Reasons Why Everyone Loves King’s Kaleidoscope

    In the past few years, the Seattle-based, 10-piece band King’s Kaleidoscope (hereafter “KK”), has grown both in skill and popularity. In October of last year, they released their first full-length studio album, Becoming Who We Are, chock full of original songs and a few inventive covers....
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    The Age of Angst and the Death of Calvinism

    I became what some might call a Calvinist my junior year in High school. Going to a Dutch Reformed private school where I took a “Reformed Perspectives” class certainly aided this process. I had resisted of course. Coming from a Non-denominational Bible church, I...
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    The Power of Social Media

    Have you ever thought twice about posting something on social media? Maybe it was a not-so-flattering picture of yourself, or maybe it was a random thought that would be best to keep to yourself. It’s interesting how much we try to shape and manage...
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    Days of Dross and Deeper Poetry

    There are so many weddings in June. The arrival of the long-expected day and the celebration of unity contains, in part, a kind of poetic enchantment that lingers like the small flames of tea lights on the banquet tables. I taste, if just for...
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    Russell Moore and the Culture Wars

    Living in the UK for the last few years has given me a lot of time and space to observe the relationship between the church and politics in the Unites States with a bit of breathing room. I don’t have any profound thoughts to...
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    Jesus the Bartender

    Fullerton, CA   The downtown area of this small Los Angeles suburb is home to over a dozen bars ranging from Mexican cantinas, Irish pubs and average American bars. Every Friday and Saturday evening, the streets swell with college students, business executives, the poor, the...
  • Sometime after I graduated High School, but before I went to college I was fervently trying to decide what I was going to do with my life. As the...
  • This week I thought that I would share some of my expert tips on that all important station in life, fatherhood. There are plenty of blogs out there that...
  • Over my recent inter-conference travels, I had a few encounters on the train which reminded me of the following quote from my doctoral supervisor: The man next to you on...
  • I was six years old. It was “fellowship time” at church after the morning service before Sunday school. The kids congregated out on the lawn with a somewhat flat...
  • In my experience in church, I have heard a fair share of sermons. I enjoy the thrill of thinking about, taking note of, and discussing the different sermons I hear, including the...
  • I have only been to an Anglican church service a handful of times, but some of the most profound experiences I’ve had in church took place during an Anglican...