Monthly Archives for February 2011

The Rob Bell Discussion

Over the weekend there was quite the discussion about Rob Bell, about his new book and his increasingly unorthodox theology. See Justin Taylor’s post, Rob Bell: Universalist? and the 1,000+ comments it generated. The post I really encourage you to … Continue reading

28. February 2011 by Justin Buzzard
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Forget About Yourself and Laugh

Laughter is a divine gift to the human who is humble. A proud man cannot laugh because he must watch his dignity; he cannot give himself over to the rocking and rolling of his belly. But a poor and happy … Continue reading

28. February 2011 by Justin Buzzard
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Freeing Humility

What can cure you from the enslaving disease of seeking glory from man? The answer is given in my favorite quote from Andrew Murray’s classic book, Humility. …nothing can cure you of the desire of receiving glory from men, or … Continue reading

28. February 2011 by Justin Buzzard
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Garden City Church, A New Church Plant in San Jose

After years of dreaming about it (and a brief detour of thinking I was moving to Phoenix), I am now planting Garden City Church in San Jose. I wanted to wait until the timing was right to announce this on … Continue reading

24. February 2011 by Justin Buzzard
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The Most Amazing Relationship

A relationship with God is the most amazing relationship a person can have, enjoy, and invest in. Yesterday I read a sentence of the Bible that I’ve read many times before, but this time the truth of this sentence became … Continue reading

22. February 2011 by Justin Buzzard
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Stop and Pray for Said Musa

Stop and pray for Said Musa. From The Christian Post (read the whole article): Christian leaders have launched a Twitter campaign to save Said Musa, an Afgan who is awaiting execution for converting to Christianity from Islam. Musa, 45, was … Continue reading

20. February 2011 by Justin Buzzard
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Sneaky Self-Righteousness

Self-righteousness is sneaky. It can show up almost anywhere. You can be self-righteous about: -Having kept all the rules, or having broken all the rules. -Being poor, or being wealthy. -Being a public school parent, or a private school parent, … Continue reading

18. February 2011 by Justin Buzzard
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How Can The Holy Spirit Fit Inside You?

Last night was a stormy and beautiful night. After dinner I brought my older sons outside to enjoy the storm, stargaze, and cuddle. The wind was strong, my sons had never seen and felt such strong winds. I used this … Continue reading

16. February 2011 by Justin Buzzard
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You Must Watch This With Your Spouse Tonight

Once we put the kids to bed tonight I’m watching these two videos with my wife. I urge you to sit down and watch these videos with your spouse. Watch, weep, pray, and praise God together. This is the story … Continue reading

15. February 2011 by Justin Buzzard
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San Jose Named #1 City to Work in

San Jose is the best place in the country to work in, according to a ranking of the nation’s cities by online career site CareerBliss.com. The company said its ranking was based on reviews from employees on eight workplace happiness … Continue reading

14. February 2011 by Justin Buzzard
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