April 9, 2019
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Recent legislative actions leave Christians aghast at the possibility that a child, delivered alive, could be killed without legal punishment. At the same time, some state legislatures are resisting federal courts and asserting their right to govern their states without interference from those courts. They are crafting very restrictive laws which would limit or abolish […]

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Serving or Served?

February 18, 2019
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There are many problems in the world which run the gamut from inconvenient to catastrophic, from too many meetings at work to nuclear proliferation. I probably cannot do much about nuclear bombs and I probably can’t help you with your work schedule but I am not powerless to serve. The follower of Jesus seeks to […]

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Fact Checking Your Preacher

February 4, 2019
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We’ve warned that your should never trust your preacher. It is not that preachers are dishonest (although some are) but that your soul is too important to entrust to anyone other than Jesus. After all, preachers have no innate authority other than that which flows from Scripture. They are just as fragile and breakable as […]

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Never Trust Your Preacher!

January 18, 2019
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Why would a preacher tell you to never trust your preacher? Isn’t trust inherent in the job of preaching? I mean, if you never trust your preacher, who can you trust? Gallup published a new poll last month which put preachers on par with journalists for trustworthiness. Only 37% of respondents rate clergy as high […]

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How to Confront Someone About Sin

January 7, 2019
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We would love to float through life with neither confrontations nor drama. Tough conversations are unpleasant, and we prefer to steer away from them. But there are times when difficult conversations must take place. Jesus was not a stranger to tough talk. He spoke to critics, skeptics, and followers alike. He even spoke to his […]

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