Twilight: Life and Death

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It’s been 10 years since Stephenie Meyer’s wildly popular Twilight book first hit the shelfs. In the years since, the book has resulted in over 150 million copies sold, and a movie franchise generating billions of dollars in revenue. The books (and movies) have been especially popular with teenage girls for the last

A Trinity Test

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How much do you know about the Trinity? It is one of the core doctrines of the Christian faith, one that separates heresy from orthodoxy, cults from Christianity. But do we really understand the Biblical doctrine of the Trinity as we should? To find out, I’ve got a challenge

Christians and “Mercy-Killing”

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With today’s news of California’s governor signing the bill that makes his state become the 5th US state to allow euthanasia, this topic is fresh on my mind, and is likely fresh on the minds of Christians around the country. How should we, as Christians, think of this topic of euthanasia? What

A New Day

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Today marks a new day for me and Longing4Truth — Beginning today, I will be (Lord willing) committing to writing at least 1 post per day for the next year. I have now been blogging now for over 7 years (My first post was on May 10, 2008)!! Throughout

The Mingling Of Souls

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Song of Solomon has always been one of the most difficult to understand books of the Bible for me. Why is it in the Bible? Is it a “love story?” Is it allegory? How does it relate to and apply to my life? All of these are questions that

40 Questions about Baptism and the Lord’s Supper

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Imagine you had the opportunity to sit down with a theologian and ask him any question you had about the topics of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper. That would be a great opportunity, wouldn’t it? Well, though we may not have that exact opportunity, a new book by John

God Made ALL Of Me

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The release of new children’s books is not generally something that brings me a great deal of excitement. Certainly, I am on the lookout for good books for my son as he gets old enough to read, and as parents we are looking for what’s coming out and what’s

Gaining By Losing

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Gaining by losing … now that’s a foreign concept in our culture today, is it not? How do I gain if I lose something? It’s a foreign concept in the church as well. The American church, by and large, is all about attracting people to its building, building up a

Praying With Paul

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Prayer is that spiritual discipline in which most of us long to grow, but in which few of us feel adequate. It is the great (often-neglected) privilege of the Christian to communicate with the living God of the Universe. Why is it, then, that so many of us struggle

The Daring Mission of William Tyndale

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As I hold my English Bible right now, it doesn’t seem that dangerous to me to do so. In fact, as I look around my office, I have multiple copies of Scripture, in various translations, in the English language. My guess is that the same is true for you.