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Remembering Our Story

A few years ago I got the chance to interview J.D. Walt, now the current head of SeedBed.com. Previously, Walt held the position at Asbury Theological Seminary as the Dean of Chapel. Before moving onto new ventures, I asked him one question: What is Worship? This is his response. I cannot tell you how much my view of worship and communion and community… Read more →

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“Ashamed No More” (Review) – Part 3

In this last installment of my review for T.C. Ryan’s book Ashamed No More I want to touch on the final chapters of Ryan’s journey (Part 1 and Part 2). The book, for those who have not kept up to steam with the review, is one of the best approaches towards the topic of sex addiction and pornography I have seen, and… Read more →

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“Ashamed No More” (Review) – Part 2

In part 1 of this review I introduced and covered the first few chapters of T.C. Ryan’s excellent book Ashamed No More (2012, InterVarsity Press). I want to continue the review by picking up in chapter 5. If you have felt up to this point that you have not really understood the backdrop for Ryan’s story, here you will find it. In… Read more →

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“Ashamed No More” (Review) – Part 1

T.C. Ryan’s book Ashamed No More: A Pastor’s Journey Through Sex Addiction (IVP, 2012) is a breath of fresh air. A clean, crisp, slightly cool (but not too cold) breath of fresh air. Reading this book has been like living in the mountains again! As one who struggled with pornography for about ten years, I read a number of popular books on… Read more →

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What Jesus Taught Me Today

(Written on Sunday, August 5th) For the past eight Sundays I have woken up either sad or angry. I haven’t been exactly sure why which, in turn, has provoked those emotions to further extremes. It’s frustrating to be angry for something that you don’t understand and it’s depressing to feel like you’re depressed for no reason at all. The rest… Read more →