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Dallas Willard on Special Dangers in Our Thought Life with God

In my quest to read more for depth, I have been slowing working my way through Dallas Willard’s book, Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ. In this work, Willard describes the six basic aspects that make up what we call “human nature.” They are Thought, Feeling, Will, Body, Social Context, and…

Reading for Depth

Quick head’s up. Some friends and I have started a podcast. We talk theology, Bible, Jesus, and life in general. Check out the Colossians 3:1 Podcast when you get a chance! I am what you might call a bibliophile, a lover of books. I love reading and collecting books. The collecting part has become a…

Who Do You Want To Be?

One of my favorite bands growing up was Switchfoot. Whether you have heard of them or not, I encourage you to check them out. One of their hit songs was “This is Your Life.” (If you want, you can find it here.) Through the song, the lyrics repeat the probing question, “Are you who you…