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Is God on the Side of the Oppressed?

The question “Is God on the Side of the Oppressed?” came up in one of my favorite 0nline discussion groups. My simple answer is “yes,” but there is much more to say about that… 780 more words


Doing it all for others (at least some of the time) & the #genuinequotient [*props to James Michael Devitt*]

Yesterday a friend of mine posted a video of Victoria Osteen on Facebook. In it she said, “When you worship (and obey) God, we’re not doing it for God, we’re doing it for ourself, because that’s what makes God happy!” The comment section was predictable and contained the usual comments saying things like: 641 more words


As Yourself (1 Samuel 20:17)

Jonathan made David vow again because of his love for him, because he loved him as he loved his own life.

1 Samuel 20:17

I’ve heard people comment on the relationship between David and Jonathan. 500 more words


Dieting and the Bible: What they have in common...

So there I was in the middle of an excruciatingly slow jog this evening, with a light rain pelting my balding head, and me trying to wrestle with my faith.   580 more words


The dangers of feminism.

I get uneasy with the topic of feminism.  Yes, I am a woman.  I’m probably what most people would consider an independent and relatively successful woman.   1,650 more words

New Testament

What Do You Need Me To Do?

From time to time I need to contact our Youth Pastor to ask for details about an upcoming event, to update him on one of our teens, or to alert him to a concern I have. 138 more words


James 2:8-13

Take time to read today’s scripture passage at the bottom of this post.

First of all, sorry for not posting for the past week. My husband and I went out of town for our 10 year anniversary, so there’s my valid excuse :)   396 more words

Daily Devotions