Tag Archives: Christianity

I was born this way

“Oh, well, that’s just the way I am.” I think we’ve all heard people excuse themselves with some variation on that phrase, as they let others know they are comfortable with their own particular failings and don’t plan to try to … Continue reading

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What have I done to deserve this?

With our culture in chaos and our foundational truths under attack, it is common to hear Christians speaking of God lifting His hand from our land in response to our sinfulness. There is certainly Biblical support for this idea, but many believers, … Continue reading

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What is a Christian to do in a world gone mad?

Islamic terrorists, insane laws and regulations, unequal justice under those laws and, just this week, racially motivated sniper attacks on the police in Dallas; the world’s gone mad, indeed. Every day, Christians are faced with yet another attack on our faith and … Continue reading

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Spiritual Talk

I am blessed with an excellent Christian radio station in my area which airs some of the best preachers and conference speakers, both contemporary and from years gone by. I’ve been listening to a series about  John Bunyan’s classic allegory … Continue reading

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ONE WAY, OR MANY?

Regarding matters of faith, modern society seems to be growing ever closer to the pantheistic model of ancient Greece, where all faiths and beliefs are given equal validity and where believing there is only true faith is looked upon as misguided, at … Continue reading

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All right, who’s responsible for this mess?

If two groups of people, each a leader with followers, pass on the street and one leader shouts at the other, “You stink! You’re ugly and stupid!” This would be rude, but not a crime, not even if his followers join … Continue reading

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When the Stones Rain Down

This morning I was reading the inspirational account of the life and death of Stephen (Book of Acts 6 & 7). Stephen was chosen by the twelve apostles to become one of the seven men who would take over the distribution … Continue reading

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How do I look?

On my walk this morning a man stopped me to ask for money. His opening gambit was, “Do you go to church? You look like you go to church.” I didn’t have any money with me, but as I walked away, … Continue reading

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A plea to Church Leaders

As a former pastor’s wife and a Baby boomer, I’ve lived through the many ministry fads and growth campaigns of the past few decades aimed at bringing young families back into the church.  I have experienced firsthand the pain many … Continue reading

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The Body Needs CPR

Medical dramas frequently portray doctors striving furiously to save a patient who is “coding” by performing Cardio Pulmonary Resusitation (CPR); compressing the chest and forcing breath into the lungs. When this fails to revive the patient, the last resort is increasingly stronger electrical shocks.  These desperate … Continue reading

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