Author Archives: Doug Plank

Christian pickles

For every Christian that wakes this morning in the ever-swirling drama of life in a fallen world, we will have a lot of uncomfortable commitments to stick to.  Here are the two primary pickles of the Christian faith. 1. The … Continue reading

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Randomness: A video and two songs

For your entertainment: a classic. And for your edification, two newer songs that have been ministering to Brenda and I:

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Easter Songs

This week contains moments in the Christian’s calendar that ought to make our “every breath ecstatic praise”, and our “every step buoyant with delight” as we remember our Lord and Savior’s Passion.  Below is a playlist to help to that end.  Oh, … Continue reading

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New music discovery

As always, I’m always on the hunt for new songs for personal and congregational blessing. Recently I came upon the band Page CXVI’s new release, “Lent to Maundy Thursday”.  It is well worth your perusal. Are there any recent albums … Continue reading

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This might be it

We don’t know, but this could be the last year of the world as we know it.  So… Happy New Year, everybody! I don’t mean to get all endtimesy or apocalyptic in a doomsday sense (“the sky is falling!”), rather I’m looking … Continue reading

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Everest!

Romans 8 is a virtual Everest of gospel promises that never leaves the horizon: And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. (v. 28) What then … Continue reading

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Q&A antinomian edition

Two weeks ago I preached a message entitled, “Acting the miracle” and attempted to deal with the pressing issue of license and antinomianism in the Christian faith. Given the fact that there’s only 45 minutes in a sermon and that … Continue reading

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