Carryout Pizza Insurance?

Our society has become over reliant on insurance products.  It seems that we now require insurance for any possible negative situation — no matter how minor or trivial.  Now Dominos has put out a TV commercial touting its carryout pizza insurance.  When a tree crashes down on his car on the driveway, a man immediately panics, worried about his Domino’s pizza in the backseat. Luckily,...
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Dead End Job

I am sure you noticed during the national championship football game on Monday night that Head Coach Kirby Smart of Georgia had a special assistant dedicated to restraining him by the belt so that he wouldn’t charge the field and get penalized.  Talk about a difficult job to describe on your resume!  It wasn’t even an effective strategy since Smart received a sideline warning for his...
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Faith and Authority — Matt. 8:5-10

Jesus commended the centurion in this Matt. 8 account for his “great faith.”  I find it interesting, in the context of the debate over “Lordship Salvation”, that the faith of this military leader is directly connected to a high view of the sovereign authority of Jesus Christ.  “For I also am a man under authority” reasoned the centurion as he explained his...
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3 Goals for 2018 — Philippians 1:12

What is your main goal for 2018?  As the New Year dawns, most people are talking about their goals and resolutions.  This is also the time of year that our church usually picks a key verse to focus on for the year. There are a lot of worthy goals we could pursue.  For many people, including myself, certainly a healthier lifestyle is always important.  For believers there are always commitments...
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Marveling at the Incarnation of the Word of God – John 1:14-18

Haddon Robinson: Christians are divided in their views of Christmas. Some want to give up on it and hand it over to the stores. Others want to salvage it and use it to say something important about the birth of Jesus to a weary secular world. I, for one, would like to take my place with the second group. Years ago an old pioneer journeyed westward across the Great Plains of North America until...
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