How I Lost 50 pounds in 8 months, Part II: The Details of My Successful Weight Loss


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Picture of Spare Ribs and Lettuce

One lean and green meal per day

A friend and co-worker told me about a diet plan he was on. I was cynical—I figured the primary design of the diet plan was to sell overpriced food to overweight customers. He explained that his wife had tried just about everything—unsuccessfully—but they had agreed to try this plan together. In the months following, I saw this friend and his wife slim down most impressively. If nothing else had worked for them but this plan did, then maybe… Continue reading


How I Lost 50 pounds in 8 months, Part I: My Thoughts About Diet and Dieting


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250 Pound Man

250 pounds was too much for me.

This year, in 2011, I lost 50 pounds in 8 months. I have been asked to tell my story. While this story is not quite theology, this is the venue I have, so here is where I post this story.

If you are looking to shed a few pounds, I hope that my experience is encouraging. Continue reading

Biblical Marriage: The Manifold Wisdom of God Made Known In Heavenly Places


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This is my third of three blog entries on Dr Voddie Baucham’s Transforming Marriage seminar (this was the inaugural presentation of this seminar). These posts represent both a review of the seminar and my own thoughts spurred by the points Baucham made in the seminar.

Before I set forth the final piece in this series, let me sum up my reaction. Continue reading

Ye Are Light in the Lord: Walk As Children of the Light


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In the seminar my wife and I attended last Saturday, the seminar speaker, Voddie Baucham, set forth three cardinal indicatives in the book of Ephesians. These three empower and motivate all the imperatives, which are found in chapters 4-6. These cardinal indicatives are: Continue reading