Monthly Archives for January 2007

Non-Christian Weddings? What do you think?

As a Christian pastor I will gladly perform a wedding ceremony for a Christian couple. I will, under no consideration, perform a wedding for an unequally yoked couple (1 Christian and 1 non-Christian). But, until this last week, I’ve never … Continue reading

31. January 2007 by Justin Buzzard
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10 Most Redeeming Films of 2006

I was pleased to learn that Children of Men made it on Christianity Today’s list of The 10 Most Redeeming Films of 2006.

30. January 2007 by Justin Buzzard
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Children of Men

Children of Men is the most powerful new film I’ve seen in years. It’s based on the book (of the same title) by British novelist P.D. James. James, a Christian, says of her book: “When I began The Children of … Continue reading

29. January 2007 by Justin Buzzard
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Gospel Ammo Verses

I want to list some gospel ammo verses–passage that help me re-tell the gospel to myself. Over the last few years I’ve found that I need to re-tell the gospel to myself every single day. If I don’t do this, … Continue reading

26. January 2007 by Justin Buzzard
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Philippians 1:12-18

Last night at 20s we studied Philippians 1:12-18. This is an outrageous passage. It’s a comforting passage. It’s a challenging passage. As Paul reflects upon all that has “happened” to him (betrayal, arrest, beatings, death threats, imprisonment, shipwreck, etc.), he … Continue reading

26. January 2007 by Justin Buzzard
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John Donne: Holy Sonnet XIV

One of my favorite poems is John Donne’s Holy Sonnet XIV: Batter my heart, three-person’d God ; for you As yet but knock ; breathe, shine, and seek to mend ; That I may rise, and stand, o’erthrow me, and … Continue reading

25. January 2007 by Justin Buzzard
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The Courage to Teach

Six months ago, over hamburgers and fries, Dr. Willem VanGemeren suggested I read Parker Palmer’s The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life. I’m glad I heeded the suggestion. If you’re a teacher, preacher, or educator, … Continue reading

24. January 2007 by Justin Buzzard
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Andy Stanley, Communicating for a Change

If Andy Stanley’s Communicating for a Change were the only book you ever read about preaching, you’d be left with an incomplete approach to preaching. This is certainly not a book that delivers a robust theology of preaching, that promotes … Continue reading

22. January 2007 by Justin Buzzard
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Abortion

Justin Taylor posts a bone-chilling video clip that shows the horror we’ve legalized in America. I started to cry before I could even press play on the image.

21. January 2007 by Justin Buzzard
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Saturday Shot

I took this pic last July at Ta Prohm in Angkor Wat, Cambodia.

20. January 2007 by Justin Buzzard
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