Category Archives: Renewed Thinking

Inedible

It bites… every time we see another church youth group crying out to Jesus Christ for his help at the altar and then, within the week, laughing until they’re crying at a movie where the name of Jesus Christ is … Continue reading

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Serving God: For Me or For Him?

In 1965, The Rolling Stones sang a song that said, “I can’t get no satisfaction, though I try, and I try, and I try.” Depressing? Of course, they’re rock stars; they don’t have the fulfillment of living for a purpose … Continue reading

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Reality

Reality is so much more than we can see. We think we’ve grasped it the more we see of life and how the world works, or how it doesn’t. Movies, music, scientific research, news, etc. all serve to get us … Continue reading

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Do We Need to Grow Up?

Legos, coloring books, and creative play were my happiest childhood memories. Life used to be simpler.  We all used to be simpler. Friendships were made in minutes because everyone needed to talk about birthdays, favorite colors, and food.  Smiles were as … Continue reading

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Never Get Old

Repost from April 3, 2010 Old isn’t the number of years you’ve lived; it isn’t an AARP membership; it isn’t playing bingo; and it certainly isn’t life experience. Old, as an overall concept, is a state of mind. It’s the … Continue reading

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Still a Virgin?

“I could be just like you if I wanted to be,” I heard Joaquin say in response to a jeering group of teenage boys. “But you can never be like me again.” I was a teenager myself at the time … Continue reading

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Don’t Pressure Me!!

The Bible says, “The fear of man is a trap” (Proverbs 29:25).  Yes, relationships are what life is about but there’s more to it, isn’t there? Why do we care so much what people think of us? If we get our perspective … Continue reading

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