I am the son of a Congregational minister, a female congregational minister. Just those three words, “female congregational minister”, are enough to close the minds of a disturbingly large percentage of Christians and cause them to read every word I write with unwarranted suspicion and at an elevated “threat level.” Why, because the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree and… 1,414 more words
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“I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.” (Romans 12:1) It is the “mercies of God” in Christ that true believers are commanded, encouraged, and motivated to the obedience of faith, love, and gratitude.
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Imagine a lawyer with a client who lives in one county and works in another. Or even a lawyer who litigates in multiple states. Both common occurrences, but situations that make it very hard to keep track of legal documents.
There are two mindsets people assume when they wish to change a certain behavior, fix some human-related problem: the legalist and the technological. The legalist says: 264 more words