Lessons From The Suffering And Persecuted Church

What can we learn from those living under persecution? That this is the best attitude: to hold lightly to everything but cling tightly to God. [Click title to read more.]

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This Holiday Season, You Have A Chance To Redefine Your Giving

May I suggest that you redefine your giving this year? Find a person, a family, a relationship that you can serve yourself, not just with material goods. Find a service that you can provide, yourself, to some people who might benefit from it. Get into the emotional and spiritual muck of serving, as well as the financial aspect. [Click title to read more.]

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Let’s Be Okay With Disagreement. The Bible Says We Can.

Arguments among Christians are particularly fraught because behind them always lurks the specter of salvation, of eternity, of Christ. Losing an argument feels like you are doing it “wrong,” which can be frightening; no one wants to invoke God’s wrath or feel like a “lesser” Christian or believe that they are blind to a truth in God’s word. [Click title to read more.]

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The Difference Between Real and Abstract Belief

I suspect that for believers it’s easier and more comforting to face Christ’s return or our return to Him in a sort of happy abstract rather than as a realistic possibility: those events are coming, they’re out there, and they matter, but we don’t always regard them with a profound sense of urgency. [Click title to read more.]

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