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Monday Motivator - Serving Globally - Jim Elliott

October 7th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Weekly submissions from Chi Alpha’s Mike O
If you looked around the middle part of the 20th century for an All-American young man, you may have run into Jim Elliott. Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, in 1927, Jim was handsome, hard working, clean cut, and in many ways pretty ordinary. He got good grades, wrestled [...]

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Monday Motivator - Living Among Others

September 30th, 2008 · 13 Comments

Weekly motivation pieces from Mike Olejarz of Chi Alpha. Be challenged and encouraged!
Barbara and I visited our daughter Sarah in Lima, Peru at the end of August. Sarah is serving a one year assignment as a Missionary Associate with Bill and Lena Shrader, who direct Latin America Child Care (LACC). I was the state director [...]

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Our Father the Weaver - Ravi Zacarias

June 5th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Ravi Zacarias International Ministries offers awesome daily email devotionals called A Slice of Infinity. The May 23 devotional was titled “Our Father the Weaver” and was written by Ravi Zacarias. It’s about how God masterfully designs our lives in an intricate way without our complete understanding of what He is doing. This is such a [...]

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Summer Reading

June 3rd, 2008 · 4 Comments

Congrats on finishing up the year, guys! Particularly congrats to the graduates!
I was packing up my room for the summer and caught myself stuffing 12 books into my summer suitcase. Truthfully, I’m highly doubtful about whether I can finish all the books, but summer is probably the best (only?) time I have to read for [...]

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Tim Keller at Google

May 15th, 2008 · 33 Comments

MIT Veritas Forum speaker, Tim Keller, speaks to a full audience at Google to discuss “The Reason for God.” You can watch the You Tube video here.
The Q & A is about 40 minutes in (the entire video is about an hour long). It’s pretty intense given the setting, but Dr. Keller keeps incredible composure [...]

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Some encouragement

May 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Most of us are busy with final projects and studying for exams. Here is a verse that a friend used to remind herself that the Lord sustains her and is all that she needs. Hopefully it can encourage you too.
My flesh and my heart may fail,
but God is the strength of my heart
and my portion [...]

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The Chronicle: Evangelicalism Rebounds in Academe

May 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Evangelicalism Rebounds in Academe
Even at elite colleges, doors are opening for religiously committed students and faculty members
May 9, 2008
I was sent a link to this article by many different people. Basically, evangelicalism at prestigious universities is rebounding, challenging the notion that evangelicals are “poor, uneducated, and easy to command.” Evangelical scholarship [...]

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Oswald Chambers: Faith to Persevere

May 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Yet another excerpt from today’s My Utmost for His Highest devotional. I read it this morning and was very encouraged. It was such a reminder that my current experiences are but slivers of God’s master plan for this universe. The best thing I can do is to totally place my trust and confidence in my [...]

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John Piper on Humility

May 8th, 2008 · No Comments

To me, humility is one of those elusive characteristics that is really difficult to conceive and obtain. I feel like once I believe I’m humble, that’s just evidence that I’m not. Humility will always be something I’ll struggle with. This little article posted on desiringgod.org provides some guidance and encouragement.
John Piper answers “How do you [...]

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John Piper: 6 Ways to React to the Cyclone, Prayer for Myanmar (Burma)

May 7th, 2008 · No Comments

Below is a summary of John Piper’s 6 ways to react to the cyclone that hit Myanmar (Burma) over the weekend. The number of dead and missing has passed 60,000. The original article goes into much more depth, so I encourage the read.

Be softened to the pain nearby.
Pray for the followers of Christ in Myanmar.
Pray [...]

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