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Book Review: Why Can't We Be Friends, Part I- Houston, Is There a Problem?

When one writes a book addressing a specific problem instead of a general overview of a subject they must first prove that the problem exists. For example, if I am writing a general book on how a Christian should approach his vocation,  I might address the Biblical view of work, key passages such as Ephesians 6, some common workplace problems, etc. 1,977 more words

Book Review

An Open Letter from Rod Brooks about Anxiety and Depression

I was blessed to receive this letter by email from my good friend Rod. As you will see, he is passionate about this subject. I asked for permission to publish it here and he and his precious wife Ann agreed wholeheartedly. 444 more words

Anxiety

"Knocking at the Door" (5) - The Lord Is Knocking at the Door: Can You Recognize His Voice? (2)

The Lord Jesus said, “My sheep hear my voice” (Jhn 10:27). Clearly, the Lord is speaking to search for His sheep upon His return. The most crucial thing for Christians to do as they await the coming of the Lord is to seek to hear the voice of the Lord. 106 more words

Gospel Movies

A Summer Unlike Anything Else

One of the signs of a congregation’s healthy, vibrant ministry with young people is when its young adults serve for the summer during their college years at one of our ELCA Bible camps.  484 more words

The Church

Video: Understanding the Sign Gifts

Today’s video responds to the following question: “What is your view of the miraculous gifts (like prophecy and the gifts of tongues) in the New Testament period? 62 more words

Theological

Attitudes are Contagious

As we continue in the Gospel of Mark, we’re now a few days before the cross.  The Lord was invited to a party in His honor.  617 more words

Christ

O Lord please listen to the prayers of the children

People were bringing children to Jesus so that he would bless them. But the disciples scolded them. When Jesus saw this, he grew angry and said to them, “Allow the children to come to me.

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Faith