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The H Word: The Overuse and Abuse of the Word "Heresy"

Recently, I was reading a book on faith and theology from the local public library. I’ve been able to get back to reading about faith and theology as a hobby rather than academic “work”, and I’ve been loving it. 1,223 more words

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Dear Mom

If you know me fairly well, you know how much I love my mother. She is my most favorite person on this planet. Of all the strong women I know, and I know many, she is the strongest. 477 more words

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Is Prayer Shaming the New Cool?

I have seen comments on social media poking fun at the Nathaniel Bassey led #HallelujahChallenge. The coolness of deriding prayer, or any hint of spiritual fervour is growing. 1,393 more words

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Open Doors

God doesn’t open doors on demand.  He opens doors for His purposes. Years ago I desperately wanted to change my teaching situation. I came across a job opening that appeared absolutely perfect. 492 more words

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A Baptism on the Side of the Road

Ah, to worship in Jerusalem. Yes, I’m one who will travel 700 miles, by caravan, just to spend time with the Lord in the city of David. 768 more words
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When You Meet Jesus, Your Heart Will Change. 

It truly was the saddest season of my life. Everything had come crashing down. We had believed in Jesus. We had followed Jesus. We loved him! 535 more words
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