God and Sinners

Originally posted on July 9, 2003 Talking about God is certainly an acceptable topic for a church. But talking about sinners is another matter. To do so seems so outdated. After all, aren’t we just wounded, or misguided, or in process? For many, “sinner” is such a judgmental word. Just...

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Asking Questions

Originally posted on June 23, 2003 If you are checking out this web site, there is a good chance you are searching for spiritual truth; for meaning, purpose, and love; for God. Every search is really a question in need of an answer. A friend of mine told me that...

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Christian Prayer in Times of War

Originally posted on April 1, 2003 As good citizens, we consume the news of the events of war, make decisions and form opinions, use our constitutional freedom to express our views to our leaders, and support those who serve our country and the world in the cause of peace. That’s...

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Growth is Not an Option

Originally posted on February 27, 2003 “Growth in not an option.” When I heard those words from a conference speaker a few years ago, I knew he had spoken one of the most important sentences I would ever hear. It’s true, growth is not an option because the alternatives are...

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Peace in His Purpose

Originally posted on February 26, 2003 “And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. For God knows his people in advance, and he chose them to become like his Son, so...

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