Category Archives: Christian Living

Shining Through

A little girl regularly sat in church next to stained glass windows with pictures of St. Matthew, St. Peter, and St. John. She was always fascinated by the way the light shone through in such a brilliant manner. One day … Continue reading

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Tough Journey

Sometimes people get the idea that living for Jesus is an easy life and that those who follow Christ will always have smooth sailing. A close examination of the Scriptures will show us that this is not the case at … Continue reading

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Open Doors

We usually think of open doors as opportunities where all the obstacles have been removed. Sometimes that is indeed the case. You get a job offer out of the blue, no interview necessary. You find just the kind of car … Continue reading

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Cheap Grace

“Cheap grace is preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, grace without the cross, grace without Jesus Christ, living and incarnate.”—Dietrich Bonhoeffer. These words are just as true today as they were when they were uttered several … Continue reading

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The Truth Is Essential

Star Trek’s reliable source of logic, Mr. Spock, once said, “Insufficient facts always invite danger.” The Bible concurs, as Hosea 4:6 states, “…My people are destroyed from lack of knowledge.” Scripture consistently warns us of the dangers of ignoring the … Continue reading

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What They Presume

When I entered the ministry nearly 30 years ago, I knew that there would be some tough times. I understood that Christians sometimes (often?) squabble with each other. I thought that most of these battles would be over matters of … Continue reading

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Still Going Strong!

90-year-old Fran Goldman of Seattle had an appointment to get her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine recently. The fact that there was a huge snowfall might have been problematic for some people. It turns out that it was no … Continue reading

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Talent on Loan from God

Yesterday I wrote about how the left is trying to demonize the late Rush Limbaugh, but largely failing in their efforts. I pointed out that this reminds us of how we need to live our lives in such a way … Continue reading

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Living Among the Pagans

Out of curiosity, I read a couple of articles written by left-leaning media members about the life of the recently deceased conservative icon, Rush Limbaugh. Needless to say, these articles were somewhat less than flattering. They tried to portray Limbaugh … Continue reading

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Answering an Atheist (Part 2)

Yesterday I wrote about a preacher who corresponded with an atheist. Some would question whether Christians ought to even try to engage such people in conversation. After all, it is the fool who says in his heart that there is … Continue reading

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