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What Do You Love?

  You Are What You Love Last week we mentioned the book You Are What You Love. The book is an attempt to help us revisit some of the observations of Augustine of Hippo. Augustine rightly noted that our loves … Continue reading

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God can Bless Even Your Mess

Fifteen months ago Samantha Jane was an aspiring actress and artist who began writing little poems on Instagram about her experience as a 26 year old woman. It took off. She’s now got nearly 100,000 followers on Instagram and a … Continue reading

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How Should We Respond to this “God of the Gaps” when he doesn’t fill them as we imagine he needs to?

Coincidence, Miracle, or the Providential Hand of God Last week I told some of the story Joni Eareckson who while diving into the Chesapeake Bay became a paraplegic. She and her sister were swimming, playing on a raft. While her sister headed … Continue reading

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“Call me Mara because the Almighty has made my life bitter!”

Joni Eareckson In 1967 Joni Earekson was a 17 year old girl when she went for a swim with her sister in the Chesapeake Bay. She dove off a raft, hitting a sandbar fracturing her spinal cord. She instantly became … Continue reading

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How a domestic dispute became a civil war and how the peace is won

  Ayesha and Kehlani While the political scene continued to wring its hands over Donald Trump, another conversation about men, women, and the good was happening on social media. A young female rapper named Kehlani was having a bad time. … Continue reading

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