April 2016 - DUDEronomy

Archive For April 22, 2016

Today Is A Good Day To Die

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“I’m afraid to die…”   I hear this phrase a lot, especially from students that I teach, but also occasionally from adults. The fact is we all will die someday. It’s one of those facts of life that we all try to not think about. Sometimes, though, with thoughts of death, fear can grip us…

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Band of Brothers

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“And if one can overpower him who is alone, two can resist him. A cord of three strands is not quickly torn apart.” Ecclesiastes 4:12 . In America, we are constantly reminded that there is no “I” in team and that a community is stronger than an individual. Even so, why are Americans (and specifically…

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Seriously, Why Don’t We Treat Every Sunday Like Easter?

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As I scrolled through my social media feed during the Easter season this year, I came across that question. It had probably been asked by some internet-famous individual who posed it not because they are concerned with the answer but because they thought it would get shared. The person that shared it in my feed likely…

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Focus!

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  Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable–if anything is excellent or praiseworthy–think about such things. – Philippians 4:8   This verse taught me something a long time ago: Stop concentrating on and thinking about sin that you’re trying to…

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