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Your Weekend Worldview Reader #2

Here's your weekend worldview reader for October 2nd, 2015, with links to articles, essays, reviews, and videos that I consider to be interesting or important from a biblical worldview perspective. Any work that I point to is not an endorsement, but rather an invitation for you to think deeply about your faith and the world around you. As you read the following…...

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The Dragon in the Door

A few years ago we started the family tradition of making a dragon book to read together as a family on Christmas Eve. The stories are inspired by historical creeds of Christian orthodoxy. The first story was about James, a dragon who lives in the drain in middle of the Josephus Bowl at Southern Seminary where he guards The Abstract…...

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The Trouble With “X”

It is true that we are far too stingy when it comes to doling out grace to others and far too generous in serving ourselves. That's because our faults are understandable. Indeed, we understand them well. It's the faults of others that are truly incomprehensible. And we would straighten them out were they not so crooked that they would never listen to…...

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An Old Typewriter & A Good Reminder

My wife and I, along with our twin sons Isaiah and Micah, just returned from nearly three weeks in London, England. We dined in numerous charming pubs, consumed an unthinkable amount of fish and chips, and drank in the British landscape with a sense of awe. I've been to London a couple of times before, but this time was able…...

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Writing Tips from C.S. Lewis

Wouldn't it be great to get some writing tips from the "eccentric genius" of C.S. Lewis? That's exactly what a young American girl named Joan received in 1956 when she sent Lewis a sample of her writing. Below is Lewis' response filled with thoughtful advice for writing well: Dear Joan– Thank you for your letter of the 3rd. You describe…...

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The Dragon in the Drain

This little booklet is the result of a story my twins helped create. We have long since pretended that a dragon lives in the drainage hole at my work. The dragon in the drain has spilled over to about every and any grated hole we happen to find now. All three of the boys will pick grass and stick it…...

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The Apologetics of a Talking Faun

Blog Book: The Apologetics of a Talking Faun Excerpt: "The loyal fan of Lewis’ work should not despair—if Lewis was falling back from his apologetic arguments it could mean only one thing: Aslan was on the move."...

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The Apologist’s Evening Prayer

C.S. Lewis sketched the following poem in the rise of his popularity as a spokesperson and defender of the Christian faith. His apologetic work took a toll on the man, and his poem serves as a helpful prayer for all who work to the advance the gospel in the public square: From all my lame defeats and oh! much more…...

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