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The Scars of Christ and Mothers – manifesting the glory of God

[Today’s guest post from Jennifer Michelle Greenberg explores pregnancy scars, the labor of Christ, and the glory of God.] When I look down at my maternal body, I see a white line running from one side to the other. I … Continue reading

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Why Women Should Be Preaching the Easter Sermon

Jesus said to her, “Mary.” She turned toward him and cried out in Aramaic, “Rabboni!” (which means “Teacher”). Jesus said, “Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. Go instead to my brothers … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Money Safe From Paula White’s Troubling Numbers

Paula White is telling people they can have a good 2018 if they give God the firstfruits of their wages at the outset of the year. You could give a month’s salary as she tries to do, but admits that … Continue reading

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Why Nothing Ever Makes Jesus Roll Over In His Grave

Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to … grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. For we believe that Jesus died and rose again … . (1 Thessalonians 4:13-14.) ***

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The Truth about Stories with Happy Endings

Sit a spell and listen to a story, one of discovery and loss, wonder and woe: Brings a tear to your eye, doesn’t it? Sniff, sniff. I miss that overcoat. Getting Better There are people who will pursue a sad ending … Continue reading

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Flying Away is not Pie in the Sky Theology

Some people think that religion is escapism, quoting Karl Marx as saying it is “the opium of the people.” Their argument is that religion is an escape for reality. The problem is that Marx didn’t say that, or at least … Continue reading

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Idolizing the Virginity Fetish: correcting a mega-pastor’s bad advice

Fetish: any object, idea, etc., eliciting unquestioning reverence, respect or devotion. (Dictionary.com.) *** In Walking the Wedding Aisle Without Your Virginity, Desiring God Ministries posts a response to a question from a young man who asks about not being a virgin … Continue reading

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The Dark Easter of 1974

Easter Sunday of the year I turned 14 was the darkest Easter I ever experienced, because April 4, 1974, was the day my mother died. It’s fitting for me that today, April 4, 2015, falls on the Saturday between Good … Continue reading

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Resurrection Greeting (and a touch of Easter humor)

The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he … Continue reading

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Resurrection Greeting

The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he … Continue reading

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