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Check Your Quotes – Day 10 of 30(40)

by Jason Hess on November 24, 2014

In my youth and young adults years in the Assemblies of God I heard a quote quite frequently that was always attributed to Fr. John Wesley.

The quote,

Set yourself on fire with passion and people will come for miles to watch you burn.

As interesting as that quote is Wesley never said it. So, who said it? That’s unknown.

According to Kevin Watson over at VitalPiety.com,

It troubles me that this quote is so frequently attributed to Wesley, because to me it does not sound like something that Wesley would have said.

Another quote that’s often attributed to the wrong person is, [click to continue…]

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Salty Life – Day 9 of 30(40)

by Jason Hess on November 23, 2014

The topic for day 9 of the 30(40) Days of Blogging is salt.

Salt preserves.

Salt brings out the flavor.

Salt make french fries taste better. Alright, that’s just my opinion.

Overall salt is a good thing. [click to continue…]

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The Art of Pipe Smoking – Day 8 of 30(40)

November 22, 2014
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Pipe Smoking. It’s a contemplative act. In which the taste of the tobacco and sight of the ascending smoke adds to the fullness of the experience. It’s an activity that forces you to slow down and enjoy the moment. I’ve been enjoying pipe tobacco for just over two years now. In the beginning I became […]

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Build the Third Temple? – Day 7 of 30(40)

November 21, 2014
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Within Protestant Christianity there are Christians who stand with Orthodox Jews hoping for the building of the third Temple in Jerusalem. Some Evangelical Christians believe that the building of the Temple is a prophetic step towards the return of Jesus, others think that it’s unessential and would be a bad idea. The possible rebuilding of […]

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Ministry Spotlight: Blessed Earth – Day 6 of 30(40)

November 20, 2014
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Early Church fathers such as St. Irenaeus, St. Basil the Great, and St. John Chrysostom all saw God’s majesty and presence throughout creation. As stewards of the planet do we, modern day Christians, see the beauty of God all around us? Do we truly understand what it means to take dominion over the earth? Matthew Sleeth of Blessed Earth can help us find the way.

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Bread and Wine – Day 5 of 30(40)

November 19, 2014
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Day 5 of the 30(40) Days of Blogging. The theme… Bread and/or Beer. Today, I’ve chosen bread. I discovered the music of Josh Garrels a few years ago. At that time he was freely giving away his album, Love & War & The Sea in Between, as a download over the course of a year. […]

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