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The Liturgy of Sports

Written by Gary North on September 10, 2016

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Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain. And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. I therefore so run, not as […]

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Avoid Being Sidetracked by Battles Not Worth Winning

Written by Gary North on August 20, 2016

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But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes. And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth; And that they may […]

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“Dear Dr. North: My Pastor Says . . .”

Written by Gary North on August 6, 2016

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Laymen who care about theology are rare. They tend to hold theologies that differ from their pastors. Pastors rarely care about theology enough to read a theological book a month. Or six months. I mean read it: underline it, make marginal notes, and make notes in Evernote. About 20% of pastors care about church growth. […]

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The Stalemate Mentality

Written by Gary North on June 11, 2016

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On December 7, 1941, the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. As one ship sat burning in the harbor, its anti-aircraft guns blazing at the incoming waves of planes, a chaplain reportedly began assisting the gunners, and was heard to shout, “Praise the Lord, and pass the ammunition!” This phrase was turned into a popular patriotic song […]

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