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August 2019

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How To Help Without Enabling

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In a previous ministry, I met a young man who had a lot to overcome relationally, financially, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. At times he made great progress. But when he made a bad choice, his past amplified the consequences. It wasn’t unusual for him to ask me for help, and it wasn’t unusual for me […]

Thursday

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June 2019

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Wednesday

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February 2019

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How #MeToo Leads Us to Jesus

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A friend told me how her father abandoned her family in the late 1950’s. She was just a little girl. He vanished from their lives, never paid a dime to help, and acted like they never existed. My friend’s mom did the best she could, but it was a struggle. Because of her church’s dogmatic […]

Tuesday

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November 2018

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Love Your Neighbor, Politically

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With all the political polarization, hateful rhetoric, stereotyping, and name-calling, I have a question: “What if we took Jesus’ teachings seriously enough to love our neighbors – even politically?” Here are ten ways you can begin: 1. Judge your own. It’s always easier to point out the flaws of others than our own, but it […]

Thursday

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September 2018

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The Attack on Social Justice

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Social justice is a term coined from the church’s concern for the mistreatment of the poor. It’s been around for more than 150 years and recently has come under attack in the headlines. As someone who has felt dismayed by some things written and said, I have three goals here: (1) Warn those who are unnecessarily […]