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What’s So Good About Good Friday?

Crucifixion Day. People know this day as Good Friday, the day on which Jesus Christ was nailed to a cross. The Good Friday designation may be a better slogan, less jarring to the public perception, I suppose, but it should go without saying, … Continue reading

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Greatly To Be Praised

Because I know how the scenario ends, I find it difficult to focus on the events of Holy Week with a somber face and attitude. In the same vein, I could only view the film The Passion of the Christ a single … Continue reading

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A Life On Loan

After the most recent shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, one of the base soldiers told of his experience being barricaded behind a door with fourteen others as the rampaging shooter attempted to enter this space to continue his violence. In … Continue reading

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Goodbye … For Now

A young couple in our church recently delivered their first child only to give him up to death four short hours after he arrived. (I heard about their situation via our church’s prayer list. I don’t personally know them.) Before this child’s … Continue reading

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God Puts The Lonely In Families

After yesterday’s post, I decided I needed to expand today on the details I mentioned about my younger sister. (So if you haven’t read that post about my older/younger sister, you might go back and read that first.) When my … Continue reading

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Refuse To Limp

One of my favorite writers is Andrée Seu Peterson. An author and senior writer for World Magazine, her essays are without fail refreshingly honest and perceptive. I’ve been reading World since its early days (1986) when print magazines were struggling … Continue reading

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A Sweet Aroma Of Life

For as long as I can remember, I’ve heard the expression:  Christians aren’t perfect, just forgiven. It’s a true statement (in my view), but like many expressions Christians use, people outside the faith find such assertions annoying and even insulting. … Continue reading

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