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Apartheid American Style

“American preachers have a task more difficult, perhaps, than those faced by us under South Africa’s apartheid, or Christians under Communism. We had obvious evils to engage; you have to unwrap your culture from years of red, white and blue … Continue reading

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Waiting Room Blues

Sitting in a waiting room on the 6th floor of MCV’s Ambulatory Care building, anticipating the moment when a too busy neurosurgeon would have time to see us, I had ample time to think and wonder what the future held … Continue reading

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I’ve Looked at Clouds that Way

There are clouds in human life, shadowing, refreshing, and sometimes draping it in blackness of night; but there is never a cloud without its bright light. “I do set my bow in the cloud!”   If we could see the … Continue reading

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Holding On

“If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples.”  John 8:31 Christ is saying, ‘Many hear the gospel and stick with it because it’s useful to them.  They gain money, possessions, and honor from it.  Yes, dear friends, … Continue reading

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Beyond Cameraman Prayers

“If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.” Matthew 21:22 So, I ask for relief from financial distress, safety in travel, smooth relationships, healing from every sort of malady that I hear about. Aren’t they the … Continue reading

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The Gospel is Strong Wind!

"For what I do is not the good I want to do; no, the evil I do not want to do—this I keep doing…What a wretched man I am!   Thanks be to God—through Jesus Christ our Lord!…Therefore, there is now … Continue reading

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Christ Colored Lens

Recently, I studied the Book of Hebrews with a group of women in my church.  Sometimes, when you lead a study you forget to reflect and think personally about how God’s Word is changing you. This morning as I reflected … Continue reading

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