Archive for March, 2008


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Bash Your Television into a Million Pieces (Seminary Time Waster #4)

Bash Your Television into a Million Pieces (Seminary Time Waster #4)

• March 31, 2008 • Comments (2)

The average American watches 4 hours, 35 minutes of television every day. (Center for Screen-Time Awareness, 2007 Fact Sheet) Annually, that’s 1,673 hours. Can you believe it? Almost 10 weeks a year, just watching TV. It is a waste of your life! We understand the need for a little entertainment or down-time, but TV is […]

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Learn to Love People

Learn to Love People

• March 27, 2008 • Comments (1)

(“Learn to…” Series, part four) Seminary cannot teach you to love people. If you are going to lead God’s people, however, you must learn to love them. Seminary by its nature is primarily devoted to the formation of the mind, to think right thoughts about God, to master theology. This is an important pursuit which […]

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Intellect or Love?

Intellect or Love?

• March 25, 2008 • Comments (1)

Here’s a poll question to inform our post coming this Thursday. writing a good college essay [poll=2]

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Category: General, Spiritual life

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Be Unavailable.  Like Jesus. (Seminary Time Waster #3)

Be Unavailable. Like Jesus. (Seminary Time Waster #3)

• March 24, 2008 • Comments (4)

Seminary Time Waster #3: Interruptions and Task Switching. The kind of study you are doing at seminary requires deliberate and sustained thinking—the kind which is impossible in high-interruption environments. You should aim in your study time for long, uninterrupted blocks of time. I’d recommend a minimum of 90 minutes. You should have enough time to […]

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Good Friday

Good Friday

• March 21, 2008 • Comments (0)

He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. 2 Corinthians 5:21

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Saving is faster than earning

Saving is faster than earning

• March 20, 2008 • Comments (0)

It’s tax time, and a great time to remember that because we’re taxed on income, you can get more money by saving than you can by earning more. Or, to put it more succinctly: a dollar saved is two dollars earned. You get to keep all the money you save. You don’t get to keep […]

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Category: Finances

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The Internet Sucked Away My Life: Seminary Time Waster #2

The Internet Sucked Away My Life: Seminary Time Waster #2

• March 17, 2008 • Comments (5)

Technology has given us the Internet, and the ability to instantly communicate worldwide. Wonderful isn’t it? It has also given us email in-boxes full of spam stupid forwards you’ve seen a thousand times already. access to millions of webstores where we can spend all the money we don’t have video games, the most fun way […]

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Bursting the Seminary Bubble

Bursting the Seminary Bubble

• March 14, 2008 • Comments (0)

Bryan Lilly wrote a great post about the pretension and unreality that is bred by the academic environment at seminary. He calls it being in “academic mode.” Here’s an excerpt: I can be at the ready to discuss at length why I’m an amillennialist, but I’m afraid to come up to that same person and […]

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Quick tip of the hat...

Quick tip of the hat…

• March 12, 2008 • Comments (0)

to Rendezvous with God, for the link and the nod. Thanks Chris.

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Procrastination: Seminary Time Waster #1

Procrastination: Seminary Time Waster #1

• March 12, 2008 • Comments (2)

We’re all very well acquainted with the problem of procrastination. Putting off things that we do not enjoy or are dreading is a very human temptation, but is completely self-destructive. Here are a few practical tips on overcoming procrastination. Some of these tips will work well for you, others won’t. Pick and choose as you […]

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