To Dust You Shall Return

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“The so-called memento mori (meaning,”remember that you will die”) is a staple of classic Christian art (as in motifs of the skull on the table, the hour glass, extinguished candles, wilted flowers, etc.).” - Veith

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Dealing with Doubt, Part 3: Trusting Your Friends

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“When someone in a relationship with us does something inexplicable, then what we think about that action depends pretty much entirely on how healthy the relationship is. If we trust him, we assume there’s a good explanation. If we don’t, we don’t.” - Olinger

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How Valuable to Me Is My Bible Today?

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“In the spring of 1800, after six long years of saving, the day at last arrived when enough small coins lay in the rude box to afford a Bible. But now the challenge was to locate one. Her father had no idea where to look.” - Mark Minnick

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Dealing with Doubt, Part 1: The Joy of Doubting

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“I’ve written before about an experience I had while in seminary, when I doubted the Biggest Thing Ever—whether there’s a God, and whether any of this is true. Doubt is an important part of growing up.” - Olinger

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Trust Issues: Responding to our Cultural Authority Crisis

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“Increasingly, however, skepticism has been replaced by cynicism and is expressed in an immediate distrust anytime anyone tells us anything to think or do. This is not healthy or sustainable, nor is it a biblical way of thinking about authority.” - Breakpoint

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The Power of the Ordinary Moments

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“God doesn’t necessarily flaunt Himself in the big, grand events of the day, but He is working, and dare we say hiding, in the mundane and ordinary aspects of our lives.” - Skylar Spradlin

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