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All Souls Matter: Keeping Our Eyes On Christ

Today, our collective relationships with one another in our country are in need of dire healing and strengthening. The most recent senseless deaths that are grabbing all the headlines ... Continue Reading →
Hale Elementary School kindergarten twins Kaylee, left, and Ariana Martinez received a big hug from their father Jacob Martinez after surprising them in class, Monday, April 27, 2015 in Minneapolis, MN.  Martinez returned after a year in Kuwait and Iraq.   ] (ELIZABETH FLORES/STAR TRIBUNE) ELIZABETH FLORES ¥ eflores@startribune.com

The Prodigal Father

“And he said, ‘there was a man who had two sons.’” – Luke 15:11 When presented with the Luke 15 passage about the Prodigal or Lost Son, the Father in this story is often ... Continue Reading →
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The Confederate Flag: The SBC and Dr. James Merritt Got it Right

I was blessed to be witness to and part of what many would call a small change, but one that I think will go down as a pivotal moment for American evangelicalism.  What I saw yesterday ... Continue Reading →
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Come What May

The phrase, “Come what may” in today’s terms is largely unknown. Few understand it and even fewer live by these three words. We only see it used twice in scripture but both times ... Continue Reading →
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Living in a Post-Christian World: Behind Enemy Lines

In their case, the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. – 2 Corinthians ... Continue Reading →
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Appetite: Sin vs. Righteousness

“The bed is too short on which to stretch out, and the blanket is too small to wrap oneself in.” Isaiah 28:20 The one that pursues righteousness possesses a different appetite than ... Continue Reading →
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Celebrating Our Nation’s Accidental Heroes

It seems that every memorial day, bloggers from LA to New York write thousands of articles expounding the sacrifices of the men and women who died defending our nation. These articles ... Continue Reading →
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A Call To Prayer: The One and Only Thing That Can Save This Country

In a day where prayer has been relegated to right before meals or right before church services, many believers have forgotten the true effectiveness and power of prayer. What many in ... Continue Reading →
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“Gott ist tot” (God is dead) – Not so much

“How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the path of sinners, nor sit in the seat of scoffers.” Psalm 1:1 It was German philosopher Friedrich ... Continue Reading →
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Guilty by Association With Christ

I never thought that we would live in an era when Believers in Christ would be seen as the outcast of the world again and also seen more of an enemy to particular groups of people. ... Continue Reading →