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Rescuing the Restaurant Server

Some time ago, an acquaintance of mine and his wife went to a restaurant. Their server that evening was a woman who was apparently not having a good day. 356 more words

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Sin?

A recent op-ed piece in a large newspaper has garnered a lot of interest. In essence, the writer stated that what’s right and wrong changes over time. 242 more words

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Holding a Grudge

This morning, as I was reading the Gospel of Mark, I came to the section about John the Baptist. He had told Herod, plainly and clearly, “It is not lawful for you to have your brother’s wife.” (Mark 6:18) Of course, that didn’t make Herod very happy, but it made his wife, Herodias, even less happy. 268 more words

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God Is Always Faithful

If I’m honest, I have times of tremendous faith as well as times of plaguing doubt. I’m confident and I’m wavering. I trust completely and I wonder. 189 more words

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Thunder?

It was nearly fifteen years ago, but I remember it well.

Monday, October 16, 2000, was a dreary-looking evening near our home in rural Missouri, just outside St. 315 more words

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How Deeply Do I Care?

Imagine for a moment that you are being arrested for a crime that you didn’t commit. You knew the arrest was coming. You are even aware that you’ll be unjustly convicted. 263 more words

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Put Off the Old, Put On the New

In late winter and early spring, before new plant growth occurs, there are still a few trees that are holding on to their brown and withered leaves. 207 more words

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