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The Thing About Choices
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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So I’ve been working on the new book for a long time now. I’ve got pages and pages of outlines and notes but it’s time to write it. So I sent three versions of the first chapter to my publisher and had a conference call to talk through the pros and cons of each “voice.” […]

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The Sheep who Did Not Hear Jesus’ Voice
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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On Yesterdays blog I talked about John chapter ten, in which Jesus tells us He is the Good Shepherd and the sheep will hear his voice. It’s an exciting and comforting chapter if you consider yourself drawn to Christ and want to follow Him. In the same chapter, though, He talks to a group of […]

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How not to Read the Bible
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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I almost made a mistake the other day of opening the Bible with an agenda. I’d had an idea about a certain “Biblical principal” and I wanted to check a text to see if I was right. Then I realized that’s a slippery slope. There’s not a lot you can’t use the Bible to support. […]

Sunday Morning Music, The Tallest Man on Earth
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Heard him on a late-night PBS show a couple nights back. I’d seen the posters around town. Good stuff. This morning, enjoy Tallest Man on Earth:

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Is Your Life Confusing?
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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In his book The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell references a study done by the people who created Sesame Street in which children were observed as they watched the show to see when they turned their heads and lost interest. The study showed children lost interest in the show, not when there wasn’t something exciting happening […]

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Happy St. Patricks Day
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Saint Patrick, for whom todays Catholic holiday is named, was not born Irish. His parents were Romano-British and deacons at the local church. At sixteen Patrick was kidnapped by Irish raiders and taken to Ireland as a slave. He escaped his captives, snuck aboard a ship and made his way back to Britain. When he […]

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Jesus Contends with Religion
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Matthew is a book written for a Jewish audience. Jesus makes multiple references to Himself as the one prophesied, and even talks about being held up, as Moses held up a serpeant that became a rod. Matthew is intentionally hilighting the parts of Jesus life and teaching that will make it easier for the Jews […]

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It’s Better to Relay Information than Teach our Own Philosophies
By Donald Miller
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Jesus Wants us to use Common Sense
By Donald Miller
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We Do Not Receive Glory From People
By Donald Miller
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Where do we Find Life?
By Donald Miller
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