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The Transition from Hunting for Illustrations to Building Your Own

The Transition from Hunting for Illustrations to Building Your Own

Hunting for Illustrations Illustration is one of the four functional elements commonly used in preaching. Traditionally, illustration has been defined as “to shed light upon or cast light upon.” Illustration has typically been subservient to explanation and has been...

Mighty Weaklings

Mighty Weaklings

The Last Pick Remember as a kid, that feeling that you would get when it was time to pick teams on the playground? You know what I’m talking about. The kids are gathered around the ball, and two captains are chosen. The job of the captains is to select their team. Oh,...

No More Hiding

No More Hiding

My kids love “hide-and-go-seek.” While my eleven- and eight-year-olds are accomplished hiders, my six-year-old has a habit of attempting to hide in plain sight. As the count nears its end, he panics when he hasn’t found a hiding spot. So, he stops, and stands...

Peace, Peace, When There Is No Peace

Peace, Peace, When There Is No Peace

“Peace, Peace, When There Is No Peace” In September of 1938, Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister of England, met with Adolf Hitler over the growing concern of Hitler’s aggression in Europe. Leading up to this meeting the English people were preparing anxiously for...