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If I Could Slow Down Time

You may or may not be familiar with the late 80s song by Cher titled "If I Could Turn Back Time". If you are, you have probably sung its chorus while reminiscing on a past pleasant experience or while wishing you could go back and do some things differently. I know I have, but I… Continue reading If I Could Slow Down Time

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Immersive

Last week, right after one of our family dinners, our son Joshua invited my wife Mari and I to preview "Old Time Religion," his very first mod for the game Fallout 4. Don't feel bad if you have no idea what a mod is or never heard of Fallout 4. We didn't until last week.… Continue reading Immersive

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Does worship really INVITE God’s presence?

Countless of sermons, books, blog posts, and certainly worship leaders' opening statements have included the phrases, "God dwells is the praises of His people," and "Worship invites the presence of God." In fact, this post is in response to an article I recently read with that very same title. My emphasis will be on the… Continue reading Does worship really INVITE God’s presence?

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Splinters In The Heart

"A splinter (also known as a sliver) is a fragment of a larger object, or a foreign body that penetrates or is purposely injected into a body. The foreign body must be lodged inside tissue to be considered a splinter. Splinters may cause initial pain through ripping of flesh and muscle, infection through bacteria on the foreign object, and severe… Continue reading Splinters In The Heart