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5 Ways to Honor Work in Church Services

March 05, 2015 | Bethany Jenkins

Worship is more than singing songs and saying prayers. It’s more than tithing and taking communion. Indeed, John Piper says, “Romans 12:1-2 portrays all of life as...

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Which Comes First—the Race or the Arrest?

February 27, 2015 | Bethany Jenkins

Imagine your friend has just purchased a new piece of furniture and invited you over to see it. When you walk into his living room, there it is&mdash...

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The Right Use of the Present Life

February 19, 2015 | Bethany Jenkins

John Calvin's Golden Booklet of the True Christian Life is not a book in and of itself, but rather an excerpt of the second edition of his Institutes of...

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Music Inclines the Heart to Encounter God

January 14, 2015 | Bethany Jenkins

Dave Radford is part of the singer-songwriter husband-wife duo known as The Gray Havens. He and his wife, Licia, live in Chicagoland. Their recently released full-length album is titled ...

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The Sacred-Secular Divide Is Pure Fiction

December 18, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

The following excerpt is taken from An Open Letter to the Christian Nobility by Martin Luther. Although it is directed toward the Church in Rome circa 1520, its truth...

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How Education Can Serve a Divine Purpose for Human Culture

December 11, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

The following excerpt comes from Abraham Kuyper’s 1889 convocation speech in Amsterdam at the Free University, which he called an “Opposition School” because of its commitment to...

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Serving a Generation in Search of Meaningful Work

December 10, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

Gregory W. Carmer serves as the dean of Christian life and theologian in residence at Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts. He also directs the Christian Vocation Institute, a collection of...

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‘My Work Is More Important than Yours,’ So We All Say

December 01, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

In the 1930s, Gillian Lynne was an underperforming student. Her teacher thought she had a learning disorder because she was constantly submitting late work, disturbing other students, and moving around....

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Proximate Justice Is the Only Justice We Have in this Age

November 25, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

“We pulled up to his house and called his cell phone to let him know that we had arrived,” the eyewitness testified under oath. “As Trey came...

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We Show Grace Because We Have Been Shown Grace

November 20, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

The following is an excerpt of a letter from John Newton to Mrs. John Thornton in November 1775. Although it was written almost 240 years ago, it is remarkably relevant to our...

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