Durability

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It was my privilege to speak recently at the 150th anniversary celebration of the St. Joseph Baptist Association in Northwest Missouri. The association was founded in 1871 and now has 46 cooperating churches. They have maintained a consistent witness for the gospel, cooperated on multiple...

Tossing tables

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Jesus models a perfect balance of authority and judgment with compassion and winsomeness. In the Palm Sunday narrative, just after Jesus arrived at the Temple, he flipped tables and rebuked merchants for creating a market in a house of prayer (Matt. 21:1-17). Jesus announced, “It is written” to...

Hooked

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Americans are hooked – on drugs both legal and illegal. We are so desperate to self-medicate we celebrate drinking as a social necessity and legalize marijuana as a means to raise tax revenue.