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Tell Me What You’re Living For. No, Really.

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In my Internet travels, I come across many a God-revering individual who doesn’t believe in a bodily resurrection. That is, most of these folks do not believe in any kind of a conscious afterlife. I can’t help but think that people who are just fine with a few decades of human frailty and struggle before lights out, must have a freaking great Disney Life. Even at its best, life is full of hardships (in my experience). Is there any real evidence of of an afterlife or is that just wishful thinking? Come find out…

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The Lie in Religious Self-Denial

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The call of the average Christian life is all about giving up and sacrificing one’s desires—often times our greatest desires and passions—to a bitter death on a cross with Jesus. It’s really pretty depressing, the thought of giving up what you love most…forever. It’s easy to see why so many Christians feel more like victims instead of victors. This used to be my story…

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A Thrilling Moment for a Bible Investigator

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The highlight for me during my archaeology class this spring (so far) was reading about Howard Carter’s discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb. In the first two paragraphs, I knew it was going to be an absolute delight because his sentiments about his discovery parallel my own investigative discovery in the past two years. Come find out why…

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My Book…My Latest Isaac

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There have been two Isaacs in my life to date, God-given blessings and complete miracles, that He asked me to give back. These were all costly things that I loved deeply, passionately. The third Isaac was presented to me recently, my book One Million Arrows. Find out the story…

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See You Soon, Papa

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While some of the world is now celebrating the annual Festival of Lights (Hanukah), many of the rest of us are grieving the loss of a great light in our lives and in our world. On December 4, 2010, a bright light and love faded from this earth when M.A. Thomas—Papa—died in his native India homeland. For those of you who know me, you know about Papa. For those of you who don’t, Papa was an adoptive father to more than 15,000 orphaned and abandoned children in India since beginning his work with orphans in the 70s. Read this tribute and please consider how you might help to continue his legacy this Christmas season…

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Cheers to Disappointing Holidays

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For a few years in the not too distant past, holiday seasons (and holidays in general) left me feeling sad, lonely, and disappointed. First there was the divorce where I had to share the kids. When all your dreams for your family are shattered, especially through a high conflict divorce, sharing your kids over the holidays is very difficult. But then it went downhill from there…

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