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A Love Letter to My People

The chant, “1915 Never Again!” has taken on greater urgency, as bewildered we look around and think, is it possible? The pain is deep, the question, how can this happen again? is real.

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Is Your Reasonableness Showing?

Throughout the first three and a half centuries, Christians were outlaws, without equal rights—but that did not stop them from living well for the advancement of the kingdom of God.

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Learning to Pray from Those Who Came before Us

Whenever I read of faithful saints from the past, from missionaries on the field to preachers in their study, the one common aspect of their lifestyles is this, they were committed to prayer.

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Why Our Nation Struggles to Celebrate Itself

Today, one of the most serious issues we face is that we no longer know what any of these words mean.

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Important Questions to Ask Ourselves When Thinking about Today’s Race Issues

When I am faced with the racial tension that is plaguing our nation, what is it that I want?

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Why We Should Cancel the “Cancel Culture”

Proverbs 18:17 (ESV) 17 The one who states his case first seems right, until the other comes and examines him. I think we’ve forgotten the wisdom found in the book of Proverbs.  Actually, I think we’ve forgotten wisdom altogether.  Although we’re told in the book of James to be “quick to listen, slow to speak, […]

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Black Lives Matter and Here’s Why

Black lives matter.  And the reason black lives matter can only properly and fully be understood through a Biblical worldview.  Black lives matter because God has created each person in His very image and imbued them with infinite value.  Black lives matter because the God of the universe created them to be His image-bearers, reflecting […]

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George Floyd, Looters, and Christ’s Love

My heart is broken and my mind is racing, none of this makes sense.  How can a police officer have his knee on the neck of a hand-cuffed man, ignore the clear cries that he cannot breathe, refuse to treat him with common human decency, basically (I don’t know how else to put it) murder […]

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How will we (Christians) be remembered after covid-19?

I can’t shake the thought.  Ever since our men’s prayer meeting this morning, all that is going through my head is this question:  what will Christians be remembered by after this crisis?  What will the church (universal) be known for having done during this pandemic? Will we be remembered for complaining about the government or […]

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The Providence Mindset

As I continue to think about the practical implications of believing that God providentially preserves and governs all that is (even during a pandemic and “shelter in place”!), I have to admit, I’m in awe.  At the end of Romans 11, Paul cries out with the same kind of amazement when he says, “Oh, the […]