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“Hardened Hearts”

“Hardened Hearts”

In an article entitled, Does God Harden Hearts?, Dr. Bob Barrier writes about sharing his faith with an old man who had been exposed to Christian witnesses all his life. …

Radical Inclusion

Radical Inclusion

In the early 1960s, racial tensions were at a great height, with sit-ins and demonstrations taking place around the country to protest segregation.  On May 6, 1960, President Eisenhower signed…

Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven

Leonidas, King of Sparta, was preparing to make a stand with his Greek troops against the Persian army in 480 B.C. when a Persian envoy arrived. The man urged on…

Give and Take

Give and Take

If you’re like me, then periodically you take a look at your money, to figure out where your spending, saving, or investing is on target, where you might be underspending,…

Persecution

Persecution

On this Fourth of July week, we celebrate American freedom, and remember the history that made her great.  One of the hallmarks of the American experience is our belief in…

Lost Causes

Lost Causes

In March, 2015, DailyMail.com reported the following story: It was a final chance to say goodbye for grieving mother Kate Ogg after doctors gave up hope of saving her premature…

By Grace, Through Faith

By Grace, Through Faith

One Sunday, the young pastor decided to use the 23rd Psalm for his children’s sermon. He began to tell the children about sheep—that they aren’t smart and need lots of…

Clear as Mud

Clear as Mud

In John 9:1-41, Jesus heals the sight of a man who was born blind.  This one fact is about all we know about the young man—that he was born this…

Truth and Lies

Truth and Lies

Recently I came across a list of lies that we tell ourselves, and that we tell each other. The check is in the mail. I’ll start my diet tomorrow. We…

Five Steps to Overcoming Fear and Anxiety

Five Steps to Overcoming Fear and Anxiety

Have you ever been chased by a snarling dog? That can be a scary thing, if the dog is a Yorkie or Chihuahua because sharp teeth are still sharp teeth,…

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