Can You Hear Him Now?

Verizon Wireless created one of the most memorable marketing campaigns ever in 2005. In their commercials a so-called ”test man,” accompanied by a crowd of network engineers, travels the country asking the simple question, “Can you hear me now?” in an ongoing exercise to determine the reliability of the mobile...

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Giving an Undistorted View of God

Giving an Undistorted View of God

Ever since Peter Stuyvesant visited the Palace of Versailles the world has had a distorted view of itself. Peter was the governor of New Amsterdam—later to be renamed New York City—beginning in 1647. He was visiting France to discuss colonial land agreements. While at Versailles he was awed by the...

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You Don’t Have to Wait to Be Accepted

Randy Frazee told this story in his sermon on Ruth: “Two sons, two rounds of college applications. Most recently our younger son Taylor scoured the literature from several universities, finally narrowing his choices. You know the routine. Visit campuses. Choose a few schools to focus on. Make applications. Fill out...

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