Faith + Life

How to Be a Peacemaker

As much as it depends on you, be at peace with all men. (Romans 12:21) I hate conflict. It seems easier to just let something go, shove it under the rug, or put up with it — to avoid the risk of […]

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One Brick at a Time

Recently I was blessed to receive a prayer request from a friend who is a pastor in India. Currently that friend’s church meets under a tree for service; for many years, they have prayed for a church building of their own. Included with the prayer request […]

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Stress Happens

“The Lord is my shepherd” (Psalm 23:1, NKJV). Stress happens. I believe much of our stress is the result of a constant and innate quest to love and be loved. The problems come when we look in the wrong places for love. […]

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Doctrine: Do We Need It?

Doctrine. It is one of those words that can make a person want to turn and run! Many wonder if there is even a need for doctrine and theology in their lives. Some might find the study of doctrine to be boring — might be […]

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Cracking the Dress Code

Recently I read an article written by a man addressing choice of dress among Christian women. What I read was a sensitive, well-​​presented plea for Christian women to consider the weaknesses of their spiritual brothers when choosing their clothes. Though many discussions of dress […]

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Feeling Stressed?

Have any of you seen Tom Hanks’ movie The Terminal ? He played a visitor from Eastern Europe who came to America and found himself stuck in the airport because of a useless passport. Well, that’s what happened to me on my […]

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