The Power of Once a Week

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If you were trying to lose weight or improve your cardiovascular condition, would you rather run three times a week or once a week? OK, we all jumped at three? But, we don’t do it. Instead, we will run once a week and feel like a failure…or not run at all and continue to dream about running […]

Something in the Water

For the awesome files, listen to this new song from Carrie Underwood, “Something in the Water,” that talks about baptism. What a terrific song from beginning to end. I’m not a country music fan, but I love Carrie Underwood. If you’ve been baptized, you can’t help but be stirred by this song. If you haven’t […]

From Victims to Victors

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I’ve been thinking a lot recently about the “guts” (for lack of a better term) of today’s Christianity after reading Steven Pressfield’s interesting book, The Warrior Ethos. The book is, essentially, an anthology of anecdotes from warrior cultures of old and a brief commentary on the differences between the warrior cultures of, say, Sparta, and our […]