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Facing Our Prejudices

“Imagine two people coming into your meeting. One has a gold ring and fine clothes, while the other is poor, dressed in filthy rags.

Then suppose that you were to take special notice of the one wearing fine clothes, saying, “Here’s an excellent place.

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Sibling Rivalry

“From the time they are born, our brothers and sisters are our collaborators and coconspirators, our role models and cautionary tales. They are our protectors and our tormentors, playmates and counselors, sources of envy and objects of pride.” 464 more words

A Letter to My Eldest Daughter

My dear Pumpkin,

It may seem as though I favor your younger sister over you. Nothing could be further from the truth.

When you snatch a beloved book from her, followed by her inevitable screams, my knee-jerk reaction is to demand you return it to her. 390 more words


No Favorites

James 2:1-13

We all have shown favoritism or have been shown favoritism. When we are shown favoritism, we often feel flattered, special, appreciated, or loved, but when we are not shown favoritism, we feel hurt, rejected, and very non-special. 902 more words


We All Need'm: Rules For the Good Kids

“Have you met my kids? My 8 year-old is training for a marathon, my 5th grader just open their second lemonade franchise, and the baby has been driving the family four-wheelers since she was 3. 755 more words

Children's Ministry

James: Favoritism

Have you ever been turned off by the “social club” mentality that you see in some churches? Or have you been really bothered by Christians who claim to follow Jesus but act judgmental towards people of different social classes than they are? 100 more words

First Blop Of Ink

Our love was of the autumn; Heady, golden and pure, but limited, always doomed to expire.

Sweaty feet. Numb fingers. Saturday. The smell of smoke and noodles wafted through my nostrils on a sultry afternoon.

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