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Tuesday

12

May 2020

2

COMMENTS

A Review of “The Chosen”

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I’m skeptical of “Christian films.” Sometimes Christian can be a substitute for cheesy or obnoxiously-low-budget, but my real beef is how some of these films build straw-man caricatures of unbelievers that are more apt to unnecessarily push them away than draw them to God. So I have my issues with this genre. Enter The Chosen […]

Friday

8

May 2020

18

COMMENTS

It Isn’t So-Ahmaud Arbery, Injustice

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When David told Jonathan that King Saul, Jonathan’s father, was trying to kill him, Jonathan dismissed him. “It isn’t so,” he said. It was impossible for Jonathan to believe that his own dad would try to kill David, his best friend and a faithful servant of Saul. Never mind the times that Saul hurled his […]

Thursday

29

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

20

June 2019

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Wednesday

13

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 […]