Month: January 2020

Issue 16: The One that Got Away!

As we mentioned last time, God’s Word contains four primary analogies which help us understand Biblical principles. These analogies are farming, fishing, athletics, and the military. In addition, the overarching analogy which illustrates the cycles of life is Creation itself — squirrels gathering nuts for a long winter, the bleakness of winter turning into the …

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Issue 15: Plant Early and Often!

God’s Word contains four primary analogies which help us understand Biblical principles. These analogies are farming, fishing, athletics, and the military. In addition, the overarching analogy which illustrates the cycles of life is Creation itself — squirrels gathering nuts for a long winter, the bleakness of winter turning into the vibrancy of spring, new life …

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Sing a NEW Song in 2020

In the introduction to Mid-Course Correction, Gordon MacDonald discusses a characteristic called “vital optimism” which at its very heart is simply hope.  MacDonald highlights John Keegan’s The First World War sobering discussion of the British battle of the Somme where they suffered 425,000 casualties, threatening their vital optimism as a nation. MacDonald defines this vital …

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