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Sex Sells, Sex Provides

[From the archives.] *** The mother stood in my courtroom, arguing for custody; the father hadn’t bothered to show up. She had no lawyer but was well dressed, well groomed and well spoken. I’d read through her paperwork and didn’t … Continue reading

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Sex, Women and Jesus

[Today’s guest post is from Sheila Gregoire, a noted expert on sex in Christ.] If you look at the best-selling marriage books on Amazon, it’s amazing how many are Christian. Christians buy marriage books. Christians study marriage. Christians seem to … Continue reading

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I Read Reference Books For Fun

[Updated from the archives.] *** I like to read. A show of hands for those who are like-minded. I like to read reference books. Another show of hands please … waiting for those hands to go up … still waiting … Continue reading

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Don’t Leave Your Mat by the Sin Pool

Jesus healed a man who’d been crippled for decades, a man who had apparently run out of options for getting himself well. Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and … Continue reading

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The Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel Denies the Gospel and God’s Justice

The “Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel” came out a year ago and is worth looking at once again. Scrutiny reveals that the statement perverts both the gospel and one of the gospel’s components, social justice. The first paragraph … Continue reading

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Encouragement for Parents with Kids Moving Away to College – the Spacious Nest Syndrome

[From the archives.] Our son Kyle recently came home from college for a long weekend and brought three friends with him. For spacious-nesters like us it was quite a crowd. (My wife Liz and I figure we’re not empty-nesters since … Continue reading

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All Sins Are Not Born Equal

A Christian with a huge Twitter following quoted his friend saying “Once we realize that we’re all equally awful and equally loved everything changes.” That’s not what the Bible says. The Bible does not say all people are equally awful. … Continue reading

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Racists and the Rejection of God

[Updated from the archives.] Some people are racist and embrace the label. They honestly think there’s a reason to feel that their own skin color makes them superior to people with a different skin color. Some of these racists even … Continue reading

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Girls, Boys, Men and Women – Whose World Is It?

[Today’s guest post is from Cristy Tice, who writes of her childhood debates and grown-up lessons on the equality of women and men serving Jesus in a world that doesn’t yet get it.] The Great Debate I remember my first … Continue reading

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Patriotism Is Not Even Close To Being The Highest Virtue

Soon after I became a Christian I had a conversation with a youth pastor. July Fourth was coming up and he said that he thought patriotism was very Godly. I asked, “What about citizens in Nazi Germany?” “Ummm … so maybe not … Continue reading

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