“I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means”

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Psalm 22 and the Princess Bride

(Excerpted from the book THEOLOGY IN AISLE SEVEN, by Carolyn Arends)

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My kids finally saw The Princess Bride, a movie their dad and I have loved since our college days. There …

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Headless Snakes and Other Matters

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A few folks have told me that they heard this story quoted on David Jeremiah’s radio broadcast yesterday. Here is the whole article, with apologies for the snake gore!

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True Confessions: How a Bad Pun Birthed A New Song

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I’ve always loved puns. I was never particularly adept at schoolyard games, but I could make words play. (You can imagine how popular this made me in grade school.)

For a little stretch his past month, I enjoyed posting a daily pun on my Facebook page and watching …

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What's So Good About Good Friday?

A few years ago I was asked to write a piece for TCW Magazine exploring our natural tendency to want the high of Easter Sunday without the low of Good Friday. As we once again find ourselves in the midst …

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Knowing God Means More Than Describing Him (April CT column)

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Last week, Christianity Today published the last in my five year series of Wrestling With Angels columns. I’ll have some exciting announcements soon about what’s going to be on my plate next, but in the meantime I’d love to get your thoughts on the power and limitations of words … …

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