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Longing Words of a POW

I saw this posted on FB today by a FB friend and thought I’d share it. At Christmas it’s easy to reminisce and wish for what used to be but may never be again. We are captives of our circumstances and time, but two great graces our Creator has commonly given are memory and imagination. […]

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How to Avoid Christian-the Straw Man

Rachel Held Evans builds Christian-the straw man A tweet came across my Twitter feed a few nights ago that caught my eye. Rachel Held Evans, a person not usually friendly to conservative Evangelicals retweeted a post by an Evangelical. Her comment that quoted the article read, “Rarely do I see white evangelicals even attempt to […]

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The Tolerance Shoe is on the Other Foot

The tolerance shoe is on the other foot now. Considering recent events, the Presidential election of 2016, it’s becoming clear that the tolerance shoe is on the other foot. At least that’s clear to the people marching in the streets of several US cities protesting the election of Donald Trump. If there is a word […]

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Perseverance, unfaithfulness, and fear

My fear I am a Calvinist. For some of you I’m positive that when I say that, it brings out negative connotations. For many whose knee-jerk reaction is negative though, you might be surprised how much we have in common doctrinally. One of those important beliefs in which you and I may enjoy unity is […]

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I’m My Father’s Son

“See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are….” (1 John 3:1, ESV)   I’m my Father’s son. There’s no doubt about it. My habits, my personality, even my DNA declare it. In him my identity is found. Have you ever thought […]