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Forgiveness His Way

Forgiveness His Way

Think for a moment of the worst sin you’ve committed… Yeah, that one. If you’re like most people, your mind raced with lightning speed to that moment you wish you could take back and relive. What’s more, the thought didn’t come alone. Along with it came a wagonload of guilt that builds pressure in your chest like

It’s All About Jesus

Several years ago, I spent quite a lot of time going in and out of South Sudan during the decades-long civil war that ravaged the nation and its people. I took part in different missions to deliver much-needed food and lifesaving medicine and to encourage the local Christians as we preached the gospel whenever we could. These experiences

Shalom

There is a way of living, a way of harmonizing and hitting a balance point, a converging of a thousand balance points and voices, layering together, twisting together, and there are moments when it all clicks into place just for a split second – God and marriage and forgiveness and something deep inside that feels like peace – and that’s the place

Rules of Engagement: What does God Mean By Submission?

Read Ephesians 5:21-33 It doesn’t get more controversial than this. In conversations about Christian marriage, Ephesians 5:21-33 gets hauled out and used to defend all kinds of ideas about who gets to do and say what in a marriage. Submission Entire books have been written on the issue of submission in marriage. Scholars have debated it. Well-meaning people have

Are You an Outsider?

Located on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee, Tabgha is the supposed location where Jesus, after His resurrection, appeared a third time to the disciples as a stranger on the shore. For Peter, this was the beach where everything changed. Here, an exhausted, confused fisherman embraced a to-the-death martyr’s calling. On this beach, his shame was washed away,

Don’t Retire From Life

Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest. – Mark 6:31 Don’t resent growing old. Many are denied the privilege. – Unknown I recall the story about a couple yearning to retire after many grueling years of work. Every year they had gone to the same isolated seaside town along the northwestern coast of the United States

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