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THIS & THAT and Favorite Quotes of the Week

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  • A Leopard Doesn’t Change It’s Spots. Tim Challies writes “It’s election season and millions of Americans are weighing and evaluating the character of the candidates. Why would they examine a person’s character when deciding how to cast a vote? Because a leopard doesn’t change its spots. What those candidates have been in the past is a predictor of what they will be in the future.”

Courtesy of World Magazine




Doug Michael’s Cartoon of the Week

Doug Michael’s Cartoon of the Week


  • There’s a name for those pastors who never speak of sin, repentance, or hell—they’re called false teachers. Burk Parsons
  • God made us to sleep so that every day he can remind us that he manages things just fine without us. Kevin DeYoung
  • Of one thing I am perfectly sure: God’s story never ends with ashes. Elisabeth Elliot
  • We are saved by works. They’re just not our works, they’re Christ’s. Stephen Nichols
  • We don’t hold our convictions. They hold us. Albert Mohler
  • Repentance is a characteristic of the whole life, not the action of a single moment. Sinclair Ferguson
  • Theological corruption is always prior to and explains moral corruption. Albert Mohler
  • There is great darkness in our land today, but God has not forgotten His promises. Derek Thomas
  • Nothing could be more irrational than the idea that something comes from nothing. R. C. Sproul



Author: Bill Pence

I’m Bill Pence. I’m married to my best friend. I’m a St. Louis Cardinals fan, a manager at a Fortune 100 company, a graduate of Covenant Theological Seminary, and in leadership at my local church. I am a life-long learner and have a passion to help people determine their callings, develop to their fullest potential and to utilize their strengths more fully. My favorite book is the Bible, and some other favorite books are Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper, The Holiness of God by R.C. Sproul and Crazy Love by Francis Chan.

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