Restoring One in Sin

What do we do when we notice sin in the life of a loved one? I imagine few welcome that conversation; fewer still know how to navigate it. The Lord Jesus Christ is the perfect Counselor. He provides us with a model to follow when these situations occur. Revelation 2:1-7 provides us with five keys for restoring a loved one…

Resolving Conflicts

MGMT 671 – Applied Negotiations MGMG 592 – Mediation GOVT 581 – Conflict Resolution Skills Going back to school? Georgetown University offers a “Masters of Arts in Conflict Resolution.” I wonder how many of us would select this as our major? Most avoid conflict at all costs. (Especially when we have to pay to talk about it?) Yet, conflicts seem…

Remember Those Ill-treated

The desk sat empty. The lights turned off. The doors remain locked. That morning, Pastor James did not report to work. He could not. In fact, his work for the Lord that morning took place elsewhere. He sat in a jail cell in Edmonton, Alberta. Pastor James Coates was arrested for leading church worship that contravened an Alberta public health…

Seeking an End to Abortion

It’s been said in America that “abortion rights will die a death by 1,000 cuts.” This saying, often spoken by pro-choice advocates, believes that Roe vs. Wade will remain law in the United States. They observe, however, that other pro-life activity does not cease. Those who advocate for the right-to-life continue their campaign. They fight and win smaller victories—when tallied together—represent a…

Lifting the Dark Cloud of Anxiety

Xanax, Librium, Klonopin, Valium, Ativan, Buspirone, Lexapro, Prozax, Paxil, Zoloft, Anaranil, Tofranil, Marplan, Nardil, Emsam, Parnate. If the list reads like a foreign language, it is not. To many Americans, these are household words. They represent a list of medications prescribed for anxiety. They reveal that anxiety is a significant and persistent struggle. The events of 2020 have not helped:…

For the Easily Offended

Some players look for it. A screaming fastball just outside the plate. Not to hit a home run. They want to be hit. It’s a strategy. Get hit by a pitch. Get first base. Hughie Jennings was hit by 287 pitches between 1891-1903. In our modern era, Craig Biggio absorbed 285 pitches through 19 years with the Houston Astros. Some…

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