All Resources by Tyler Kenney

The ________ God of the Old Testament

Tyler Kenney

 How would you fill in the blank

Chances are "vengeful" or "wrathful" were some of the first words to cross your mind. Why is that? Why has the God of the Old Testament become so associated with his wrath and…

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What Mother's Day Is About

Tyler Kenney

Sam Crabtree recently commented on his blog

Mothers Day is not primarily about being a mother and receiving honor, but thanking God for the mother he gave you, and giving honor. The people giving honor should include all moms…

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Is God Calling You into Bible Translation?

Tyler Kenney

Did you know that there are still over 2,000 languages in the world that don't have any of the Bible translated? That means that the more than 350 million people who speak those languages have very little or no access…

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He Retired into Rural Missions

Tyler Kenney

Adding to yesterday's post, here is one more quote by John Paton about his father. This time about how he didn't waste his final years, even though he remained where he had always lived

For the last twelve years…

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The Best Way to Punish Your Kids

Tyler Kenney

Praying Man :: Vittore Carpaccio

In his autobiography, John Paton, Scottish missionary to the New Hebrides, reflects on how his father so effectively responded his children's disobedience

If anything really serious required to be punished, he retired first to his "closet" for prayer, and…

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The Indomitable Life of Christ

Tyler Kenney

 When Jesus was dead and buried, with a big stone rolled against the tomb, the Pharisees came to Pilate and asked for permission to seal the stone and guard the tomb. Pilate said, “You have a guard of soldiers; go…

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The Pipers Go to Egypt

Tyler Kenney

John and Noël are in Egypt this week to meet with others in preparation for Lausanne 2010. And since they knew they would be there already, they planned a few other activities as well

Today they got to tackle…

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Guard Your Heart, Don't Suffocate It

Tyler Kenney

“Guard your heart” is a good command. That’s because it’s biblical:

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life. (Proverbs 4:23)

In its context, this verse suggests that keeping—or guarding—your heart means to retain…

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Poem for Felicity

Tyler Kenney

After my first day of work at DG, Abraham and Molly had me over for dinner. I remember asking then--since Molly was already showing--what their daughter's name would be. Their reply was a gentle rejection. They had resolved to tell…

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