Monthly Archives: September 2015

4 Kinds of Retaliation in the Bible

Image: Peter defends Jesus from being arrested. As a Christian, when you are wronged, how should you respond? We know that God is a God of justice, but he is also a God of mercy.¬†When we read Scripture, we see instances of God’s people seeking hard after justice and retaliating for wrongdoing, and at other […]

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Jesus Said What?!

Some people think that Jesus was just a good man. They believe he had some helpful things to say about how we should treat one another and stop being so darn judgmental. As for his miracles or his claims of being God, though, that is stuff that can be shrugged off as either exaggerated or […]

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Love Is a Verb…Well, Not Really

I’m not sure who coined the phrase “love is a verb” but I first heard it from D.C. Talk. Since then it has become a notion that I’ve seen grow more and more popular. A simple google search produces a lot of interesting commentary on love as a verb. It seems fair to say that […]

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When Christians Let You Down

Sooner or later someone who professes to be a follower of Jesus is going to let you down.¬†Quite likely, you’ve already had that experience. And for many, it has happened many times. The hard reality is that people we trust and expect a lot from sometimes fail us, and when that happens, there is usually […]

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Loud and Clear!

I hate politics. We’re hitting that time when everything everywhere is saturated with political jargon, candidate commercials, and party flyers in the mail. I hate it. I always have, and I suspect I always will. Not that there isn’t a place for politics, because there is. And not that it’s not important, because it is. […]

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