Author Archives: Rob

Social Media Pt. 3

Set-up Proper Boundaries “Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.” – Edmund Burke When you sit down to eat with a ruler, Consider carefully what is before you;And put a knife to your throat if you are a man given to appetite. Proverbs 23:1-2 Last week, we talked about some different techniques that

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Social Media Pt. 2

“Know the Game” The First Principle of Social Media Use: Know the game Matthew 10:16 Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents and harmless as doves. “Advertising is the world’s oldest profession.” – Christian writer, thinker, and theologian Peter Kreeft Most tech companies sell your

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Social Media Use PT. 1

Psalm 144:4  Man is like a breath; his days are like a passing shadow.   Psalm 90:12   So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.  The average American spends 23.7 hours a week on the internet. For perspective, that’s the equivalent of browsing facebook, watching youtube, and posting on instagram from 12:01 in the

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Without Excuse

1 As I stood before the rock wall many thoughts streamed through my head, each bearing an insight or question not of my own making. Spring water was seeping through cracks causing the rock face to glisten in the light from the sun in the eastern sky. Water and Light; always filling the dark voids

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What Is The Benefit Of Fasting?

Through out the history of the Church, Christians have participated in Lent as a way to prepare their hearts and minds to realize more fully the glory of the Easter celebration. Now perhaps more then ever, this time of preparation and anticipation is needed in our churches. Our lives quickly become so filled with obligations

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The Idolatry of Happiness

From the title of this article you might assume that I am going to rail against happiness. That is certainly not my intention, rather my intention is to warn against the ever growing tendency to raise “happiness” to such a high level of importance that it turns into an idol. We commit idolatry when someone

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Hope In Our Suffering

Suffering is a part of everyone’s life. To be sure there are varying degrees of suffering and some people experience more suffering then others, but if there ever was a common human experience, suffering is it. The Bible is fully aware of this reality and includes many accounts of people who undergo times of difficulty,

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Abraham: A Life Of Faith

Abraham’s relationship with God is pointed too throughout the Old and New Testament as an example of what it means to live a life of faith. We often talk about faith in our churches, but sometimes the idea of faith and how we live it out can be difficult to process. Lets look at a

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Theology Discussion Jan 20th

After the Service whoever is interested is welcome to meet up at Dunn Brothers in Chaska to have an open discussion about theology. There is no agenda just bring your questions to the table and we can search the Bible and work together towards a better understanding of God and His working in the world.

Doubt

“I used to believe but then I had questions that couldn’t be answered and so I couldn’t believe anymore. You just have never doubted or questioned what people told you about God and the Bible, that’s why you believe.” This was the comment I received at work when a client discovered that I was also

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