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Ask RC- How do we best fight against arrogance?

On the one hand I’m the perfect person to ask this question. Because I struggle deeply against this sin. On the other hand I’m the worst person to ask this question because I so often lose the struggle. Not because … Continue reading

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Ask RC- How can I know if I’m saved? 5 Key Principles

There is no greater personal issue than our relationship with the living God. There are no greater stakes imaginable than the difference between eternal torment and eternal bliss. As such it is no wonder that so many struggle with issues … Continue reading

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Ask RC- Why do we find hardship so hard?

The soft answer is because it is hard. The hard answer is because we are soft. When I feel overwhelmed, and I do, when I feel like there’s just too much tension in my life, I often go back to … Continue reading

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Ask RC- Why do Christians disagree?

We, after all, affirm the same book. We, after all, are indwelt by the same Spirit. We, after all, are being remade into the same image. So why is it that we can’t seem to agree? The short answer is … Continue reading

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Ask RC- Is there any value to the study of philosophy?

It was the church father Tertullian who asked, “What hath Athens to do with Jerusalem?” His pithy question suggests that the study of philosophy and the study of theology are utterly disconnected, that the former is bad, useless, destructive while … Continue reading

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Ask RC- God’s Regret

My ten year old daughter asked me at breakfast this morning how come God “regretted that He had made Saul king over Israel” I Sam 15:35? You have an astute ten year old daughter. This particular text is just one … Continue reading

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What Do You Think You Are Doing?

I’m trying to fulfill the great commission. I’m writing a blog, six days a week. I’m trying to put the gifts God has given me to work to edify the saints. I’m growing a fledgling ministry, Dunamis Fellowship. I’m seeking … Continue reading

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Ask RC- What do you see happening in the coming year?

I am neither a prophet nor the son of a prophet. I am, however, a student of history. Based on where we were as a people five years ago and where we are now, here are ten things I suspect … Continue reading

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Ask RC-What should I do when feeling completely overwhelmed, with a mountainous “to do” list, while wanting only to pull the covers over my head?

Three things. The first is to give thanks. Like most clichés, this one became a cliché because it is a powerful and pithy truth- I cried for having no shoes, until I met a man with no legs. This does … Continue reading

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Ask RC- Why is pride such a sticky sin?

The story is told that Benjamin Franklin, as a young man, took it upon himself to keep a running inventory of his moral progression. He wrote down a list of ten to twenty character traits and gave himself a score … Continue reading

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