November 2011

Remembering a Great Evangelical Leader

  Photo on crosswalk.com     Hebrews 13:7 says, “Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith.” Tim Keller did a great job of giving a tribute to John R.W. Stott during the memorial in Wheaton, IL. It is sad to see many people in this younger generation who do not know the life of John Stott and all the...

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Lessons from Two Great Coaches

      On Tuesday, November 15th 2011 history was made. Mike Krzyzewski (affectionately known as Coach K), the coach for the Duke Blue Devils became the winningest coach in the history of NCAA’s Division 1 Men’s Basketball with a win over Michigan State in New York. In the midst of all the celebration and congratulations, one scene caught my attention. The coach who held the previous record, Bobby Knight was broadcasting the game. Right...

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Amazing Grace and It’s Roots

  As many of you know, the song writer for “Amazing Grace” was John Newton, a former slave trader. But many people might not know that the melody of the song was possibly based on an African spiritual. Wintley Phipps gives an explanation on the history of the song, which was very enlightening. It is amazing how God weaves things together for His glory. For those of you who love music, enjoy!    

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This is Courage

  When we are in a comfortable and familiar territory, it is easy to think that we are living radically. But the reality is that we can only measure the true level of our courage when we are in enemy territory facing hostile conditions. Sometimes we can be fooled into thinking that we are living radically for Christ, as we stay within the four walls of the church. But when we live radically in the...

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