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“White, Woke, but Spiritually Broke”

This video is an important conversation every Christian needs to hear. While we all should support real justice for black Americans and be for police reform, we must also be discerning about the agenda and ideology behind social justice movements … Continue reading

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What compassion looks like in “fly over” country

Okay, I just have to share this video. I actually cried when I first saw it because it was so moving and in such stark contrast to all the anger, divisiveness, hatred, and violence we’re seeing on the news these … Continue reading

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You are Harrison Bergeron!

I thought I would have some fun today and talk about how dystopian 2020 has become. I’ve been thinking about whether we’re careening toward George Orwell’s “Nineteen-Eighty-Four“(1984)” or Kurt Vonnegut’s “Harrison Bergeron.” Both stories take place in some dark future, … Continue reading

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Pursue doing what is beautiful

It’s a major understatement to say 2020 is a unique year. The cultural atmosphere is full of fear of the present and anxiety over the future. But it’s not unique or scary for Jesus’ Church. Actually, this is rather mild … Continue reading

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This is my dream for us

Like Martin Luther King, I have a dream, and like John Lennon, I can imagine a better world. I have a dream that people would set aside their particular political views and work together for the common good. I can … Continue reading

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Black lives DO matter…and the BLM organization is dangerous

Okay, I’m going to delve again into this heated but critically important issue facing us today, which is summed up with the statement, “black lives matter,” by posting a short video by Dr. Michael Brown. I’m departing from my normal … Continue reading

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Glorious change is here to stay!

I watched this video clip from Justin Paul Abraham last week and was greatly encouraged by his prophetic insights. One thing the Covid-19 pandemic has changed forever is our “normal.” And this is not a bad thing. God will often … Continue reading

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What the Cross exposes (and redeems)

Adam blamed Eve, who blamed the Serpent, who blamed God; the Pharisees blamed Jesus, and Pilate blamed the crowd. Today, republicans blame the democrats, who blame the President; liberals blame conservatives, who blame the socialists; the atheists blame the religious; … Continue reading

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Why I’m not political

As I said in several times past, I am not political. I used to be, but I’m not anymore. I personally believe that politics, at least in its current form, is broken and not serving our best interests. And I’m … Continue reading

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How NOT to waste your life

I was thinking about this recently as I’ve been taking care of my brother who is now in hospice in the final stages of a losing battle with cancer and liver disease. He has deteriorated to the point to where … Continue reading

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