Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Worn Out….

Everyone gets there from time to time.  Completely worn out.  There’s a book for women called, The Worn Out Woman.   The limp flower on the cover pictures her well.    When looking for Scriptures to encourage the worn and weary, one … Continue reading

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Graduation Celebration

Graduation weekend at Heritage was a memorable one indeed.  The Grad banquet on Friday night was a time to commend students who received awards and to commission graduates to shine the light of Christ wherever they go. On Saturday morning, … Continue reading

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Why Bible School or Seminary? (Part 2)

I recently had a conversation with an engaging young man.  He’d once considered attending Heritage but didn’t see how Bible school  played into his future business plans.  From time to time, I’ll present some of the reasons I’m convinced Bible … Continue reading

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If Agur, son of Jakeh, had been Canadian

Have you ever heard of Agur, son of Jakeh? You may not think so, but you actually have if you’ve read the book of Proverbs.  Agur is the sage who is credited with the collection of sayings in Proverbs 30.  … Continue reading

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A Spoonful of Doctrine

In some circles, doctrine has a bad name.  Doctrine may be good for you, some say, but it’s sure hard to swallow.  Doctrine is seen as the spiritual equivalent of Buckley’s Cough Syrup (official motto:  “It Tastes Awful.  And It … Continue reading

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A Grande, Americano Cup of Diversity

Recently, at a company meeting, Howard Shultz, CEO of Starbucks fielded a comment from a shareholder complaining about Starbucks’ endorsement of same-sex marriage. Shultz responded by saying that Starbucks chooses to “embrace diversity. Of all kinds.”   The crowd burst into … Continue reading

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Why Bible School or Seminary? (part 1)

Let’s face it—not everyone’s convinced of the value of a Bible School or seminary education.  How will it lead to a good paying job?  Isn’t it a luxury, not a necessity, for those involved in ministry?  Is it really strategic … Continue reading

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