Tag Archives: peace

Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled

It happened.  After reading the many faith-based blog and Facebook posts that have gone up about the legalization of gay marriage, I was convinced it wouldn’t happen.  But it did. The sun came up this morning. Imagine.  The world is … Continue reading

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Seeing Your Congregation With Fresh Eyes

A few weeks ago, we asked every adult in our Sunday morning worship services to fill out a survey.  One of the questions had to do with nationality.  We discovered that on that particular Sunday, at least 26 different nations … Continue reading

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RIP

Most of you know I’m a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, and not a casual one.  So I was hit hard by the tragic and untimely death of Oscar Taveras a couple of days ago.  Oscar was a 22-year-old … Continue reading

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Ferguson, Missouri: An Important Reminder

First, a little background. I’ve never lived in Ferguson, Missouri, but I lived in neighboring Florissant (on the campus of St. Louis Christian College).  While I was in college, my wife worked in Ferguson and I served a church that required … Continue reading

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God’s Answer to the Boston Terror Attacks

At a time like this we might wonder what message God has for us. First, I think he would want us to meditate on Psalm 91.  It begins, “Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find … Continue reading

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Death By Negotiation

Winston Churchill said and did many brilliant things.  But his greatest moment came when he decided not to negotiate with Hitler.  Edward Halifax, a powerful member of Churchill’s War Cabinet, pleaded for negotiations, fearing that war would lead to Britain’s … Continue reading

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What In God’s Name Do You Need?

I have a Facebook friend that I have tremendous respect for.  He loves the Lord and his country.  He is a patriot who obviously works hard to stay well-informed about what’s going on in this deeply troubled nation.  He shares his … Continue reading

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