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The lost art of humility

I frequently hear the lament that, in the age of cell phones and social media, conversation is becoming a lost art. It’s common to see a group of people sitting together, eyes glued to their phones and thumbs twitching, as … Continue reading

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When to resist

If you spend any time on social media, you can’t avoid the hashtag #RESIST, the slogan of the people who are unwilling to accept the results of our country’s election and the peaceful transfer of power. Those in this movement … Continue reading

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Is Santa Claus dead?

If you keep up with the national news, you are aware of the war being waged by the Freedom From Religion brigade against all things Christian. In recent years this has included anything to do with the winter holiday, if this … Continue reading

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We need a Jonah

Nearly everyone has heard of Jonah and the Whale (literally “big fish”), but many poeple don’t realise Jonah was a real life Old Testament prophet whose close encounter of the fishy kind was due to him going overboard while trying … Continue reading

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What have I done to deserve this?

With our culture in chaos and our foundational truths under attack, it is common to hear Christians speaking of God lifting His hand from our land in response to our sinfulness. There is certainly Biblical support for this idea, but many believers, … Continue reading

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What is a Christian to do in a world gone mad?

Islamic terrorists, insane laws and regulations, unequal justice under those laws and, just this week, racially motivated sniper attacks on the police in Dallas; the world’s gone mad, indeed. Every day, Christians are faced with yet another attack on our faith and … Continue reading

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The Benefits of a Doubt

This is an Olympic year and, if Jumping to Conclusions or Assuming Hostile Intentions were a new event, the USA would have a lock on the Gold; that is, if our crack team of social justice warriors could resist holding a … Continue reading

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Appeal to Heaven

I’m reading the book, “The Next Great Move of God,” by Jennifer LeClaire and, although I’ve only gotten through the foreword and introduction, I have been stirred and convicted. I’ve learned that George Washington used a banner on his navy … Continue reading

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True Confessions

When I was in grammar school my sisters were teenagers who occasionally managed to get their hands on a magazine called True Confessions. This magazine was not approved reading for young girls and was considered fairly scandalous for the times, … Continue reading

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After the melting pot

The American Baptist Churches of the USA is  a purposely multi-cultural denomination. At the recent annual meeting of the women’s ministry of the ABC-USA it was announced that there is no longer any majority ethnicity in this organization. Taken in … Continue reading

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