Monthly Archives: May 2011

Moses Before Jesus

Few who proclaim to be Christian would deny that we should listen to Jesus. Even those who are not Christians often admire Jesus’ words. But how should we understand Jesus’ words? Perhaps, if we understood the way Jesus handles the … Continue reading

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The Real Beauty of Theology

Two weeks ago, I wrote some posts about a father’s perspective on altered beauty. Last week, I adjusted that slightly to discuss a pastor’s perspective on altered beauty. Today, I want to point to the fact that the solution is … Continue reading

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Learning from an Unlikely Pairing

John Piper Interviews Rick Warren on Doctrine. I’ll plan to write on this in the future, but I wanted to get it on my blog now. I have a few reasons. I think this video is great for those who … Continue reading

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Two of the Ugliest Beautiful Words

Last week I answered the question, “What would you say to your daughter if she asked to have plastic surgery?” Monday, I explained that I think the theme corresponds to a concerning trend to attempt to beautify God. I plan … Continue reading

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Theological Oversteer

Last week I answered the question, “What would you say to your daughter if she asked to have plastic surgery?” Earlier this week, I explained that I think the theme corresponds to a concerning trend to attempt to beautify God. … Continue reading

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Theological Wack-A-Mole

Last week I answered the question, “What would you say to your daughter if she asked to have plastic surgery?” Earlier this week, I explained that I think the theme corresponds to a concerning trend to attempt to beautify God. … Continue reading

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The Mirror Image of God

Last week I answered the question, “What would you say to your daughter if she asked to have plastic surgery?” Yesterday, I explained that I think the theme corresponds to a concerning trend to attempt to beautify God. I plan … Continue reading

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A Pastor’s Thoughts on Altered Beauty

Last week, I posted an entire series on what I would do if my daughters requested plastic surgery. After a long blog hiatus (I’d call it writer’s block, if I were a writer), it probably seemed like a curious subject. … Continue reading

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The Ugly Truth

What would you say if your daughter asked to have plastic surgery? For whatever reason, I decided to start blogging again by attacking this issue. You can see my original list of answers here, as well as how I unpacked … Continue reading

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Once You Start, You Can’t Stop

What would you say if your daughter asked to have plastic surgery? For whatever reason, I decided to start blogging again by tackling this question. You can see my list of answers here, as well as me unpacking answers 1 … Continue reading

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