Category Archives: Devil

4 Minute Daily Devotions: Resident Evil

Our community in Knoxville is grieving and angry this morning. A while ago, a young couple – Chris Newsom and Channon Christian – were car-jacked, kidnapped, raped, tortured, horrendously mutilated, and savagely murdered by a gang of people over several … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: The Tank Man of Tiananmen Square

Psalm 147:6 The LORD sustains the humble but casts the wicked to the ground. It was the most courageous act that I have ever seen in my life. It took place twenty years ago today in the Chinese capital of … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Valkyrie

Evelyn and I have our own New Year’s Day tradition of going to the movies to see a new blockbuster. There’s usually a show mid-morning, so it gives us the rest of the day to relax and perhaps do some … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Tale

From the Associated Press TULSA, Okla. – A once prominent leader in the charismatic movement has been forced to shut down his church in the wake of a radical change in his theological beliefs. Eight years ago, Bishop Carlton Pearson’s … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: 9-11 Reflections

Seven years later, 9-11 still haunts me.   Podcast version here   I always find this day difficult. The horrors of seven years ago never seem to go away. It was an uncanny moment and it still seems surrealistic to … Continue reading

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Never Forget

It was such a beautiful day… …before all hell broke loose….

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A New Earth: Part 06

Sorry about the delay in writing up notes for this chapter. This book is so full of hot air and balderdash that it is difficult to want to read or review it. Chapter Six is called Breaking Free – maybe … Continue reading

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