Brokenness

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A theme in my preaching ministry over the past few months has been the power of forgiveness. My messages have considered two aspects of this subject – we need God’s forgiveness and we must forgive others. The best one-word description of the response is “intense.” Dozens of people have lined up...

Credibly Accused

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There’s a new phrase, really a new meaning attached to an old phrase, that’s gaining popularity as a standard for justice – credibly accused. People are using this phrase to demand accountability – ranging from public apology to resignation to legal punishment – for people who have broken social...

Expectations

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Governor Gavin Newsom recently placed a moratorium on the death penalty in California. No executions will take place while he is governor. Newsom declared in a written statement, “The intentional killing of another person is wrong. And as governor, I will not oversee the execution of any...

Logical Progression

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The recent furor over full term abortion laws in New York and Virginia reminded me again how shortsighted many people are about the ramifications of their decisions. People being in favor of full term abortions should not be all that shocking. It’s the natural outcome of a decision-making...

Christian Witches

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The first annual Christian witch’s convention is scheduled for this April in Salem, Massachusetts (really, where else could it be?). According to press reports, the event will include keynote messages and workshops promoting various practices like “money magic.” Not sure what that means, but if...

Revealing Reactions

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has had a rough few days. He inflamed the abortion debate with comments on late term abortion. He was then castigated for a racially insensitive photo on his college yearbook page (he later denied being in the photo). His future in public life is pending. The...

Celebrating

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In July 2020, Ann and I will celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. We (mainly me at first but Ann jumped in as well) decided to expand the celebration to include several key moments in our relationship. Last September, we celebrated the 40th anniversary of the day we met.

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