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Keyboard or Christ-Centered Courage?

Social media and the internet have given us a newfound courage: keyboard courage. It’s the kind of courage it takes to write a strongly worded social-media post that invites debate and incites emotion. We can say things through our tablets … Continue reading

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Online Arsony

The tongue has the power of life and death…Proverbs 18:21 Firefighters are describing conditions out west as a hectic situation on a scale they have not seen before. People are losing their lives, homes and businesses to forest fires. Our … Continue reading

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Does God Go to Church?

“My God, My God, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?” – Psalm 22:1, Matthew 27:46 Whenever people gather (in person or online) in Jesus’ name, God is present among them. But in the Bible God reveals his power and glory in … Continue reading

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Can We Trust Our Anger?

Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry…Ephesians 4:26 Anger is an overwhelming part of our cultural, political, and personal rhetoric. Should we be concerned, or is anger an appropriate response to injustices? God demonstrates the … Continue reading

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Will Things Ever Return to Normal?

How can we sing the songs of the LORD while in a foreign land? – Psalm 137:4 If we consider how God worked in biblical history,  probably not. Psalm 137 was written during the Babylonian exile. Jerusalem has been destroyed. … Continue reading

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Me, Black Lives Matter and the NAACP?

Revelation 7:9 – “After this I looked and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and in front of the Lamb.” Never did I … Continue reading

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Is Christianity a Foolish Religion?

For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 1 Corinthians 1:18 Christianity has never been without its skeptics. For those who believe … Continue reading

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Did I Skip Bible Verses Yesterday?

“All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness…” (2 Timothy 3:16) A few months ago I opened the sports section of the Washington Post and they did not supply the final score of … Continue reading

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Pontius Pilate: Ruthless or Indecisive Governor?

When Pilate saw that he could not prevail at all, but rather that a [c]tumult was rising, he took water and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, “I am innocent of the blood of this [d]just Person. You see to it.” Matthew 27:24 The Gospel writers give … Continue reading

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Binge Watching While Sheltering

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to … Continue reading

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