Think you know who is to blame for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? Read on.

Star-of-DavidI don’t know anyone who isn’t tired of watching the endless wars in the Middle East. The fighting there sends a ripple effect through the region and ultimately the whole world. In the end, everyone pays. But who is to blame? Is it the Jews or the Arabs who should be dealt with severely? We are often told that Israel is oppressing the Palestinians. But what is a “Palestinian”? Continue reading

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The Edge

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I have come to the conclusion that God often allows the Christian to go through such complete emotional/psychological dismemberment that nothing is left except the thing he started with — following Christ no matter what may come. Continue reading

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The Kindness of God

Jesus-Christ-with-Lamb1-280x190A close friend sent me an article that posed the question: Does our sin prevent the Holy Spirit from moving in our lives?

The question is a difficult one. The answer is bound to lie somewhere between two cultural extremes. Continue reading

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Trial By Fire: Dancing With Nephilim

TRIAL_BY_FIRE“Never will I leave you. Never will I forsake you.” –Jesus of Nazareth

A friend and mentor blew my mind recently simply by pointing out a subtlety in scripture I had never noticed before ― a detail so minuscule that most overlook it. However, it contains great significance for us.

The verse above is taken from Hebrews 13:5, but it doesn’t originate there.  Continue reading

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Utter Your Voice

tumblr_mnszmg4jzm1qi09f9o1_500My feelings were hurt yesterday when a close friend told me I hated people who don’t live the way I think they should. This is, of course, the gentleman I have been sparring with for weeks through e-mail. It began as a lively debate, but yesterday it started to get ugly. Continue reading

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Picking Through the Rubble

image006I was trading e-mails with an old friend the other day when, quite unintentionally, I declared myself to be “the supreme authority on the meaning of Scripture.” Really. That’s what he said. Continue reading

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No Offense, But Can We Talk About LGBT Politics?

news-group-protests-prevalent-390x261You have to appreciate their honesty, even if it is a bit late to start telling the truth.

According to a recent Time Magazine article, the National Center for Lesbian Rights just unveiled its latest public indoctrination effort.  Continue reading

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