Category Archives: In the News

Jesus ~ Vs. Our Five Basic Fears

There were two diving boards on the platform of our county’s only public “swimming hole,” a place I only got to visit two or three times a year. At the relentless urging of a couple of my friends, I found … Continue reading

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Prophetic Burdens, Dark Clouds, and Rainbows of Hope

I sometimes feel sorry for the Old Testament prophets. Their messages from God were often described as a “burden.” That’s understandable given their divinely appointed task of publicly pointing out the nation’s sinful behavior and total disregard of God. Beyond … Continue reading

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The “Resurrection Report” ~ What It Means to Both Sides

The impact of Biblical issues that we have heard so often, and always in the same context, can be diminished because they’re so familiar . . . even those issues associated with our Easter celebrations. For that reason, seeing them … Continue reading

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Whose Mission Is It Really?

When we see the kinds of challenges facing our country these days, it’s tempting sometimes just to give up. I’m not surprised that some people have quit watching or reading news reports altogether. We may not know exactly what shocking … Continue reading

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Christianity ~ No “Open Borders” Policy

Historical and Biblical evidence that Jesus’ message of hope, redemption, and eternal life was offered to “everyone” is irrefutable. The message He preached and the radically different kind of love He demonstrated were presented to the entire spectrum of the … Continue reading

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Infanticide vs. Racism ~ Engaging the “Greater” Sin

The Prophet Jeremiah made a profound statement and asked a sobering question that fits the popular culture today: “An astonishing and horrible thing Has been committed in the land: The prophets prophesy falsely, And the priests rule by their own … Continue reading

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