Article 7.8.20

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“Faith is reason at rest.” Recently, the statement has echoed in both my mind and my heart. In fact, I am convinced that God has been reinforcing its truth to me. And how I have needed to hear it! Like many of you, I feel like I enrolled in a new course, RL405 REASON AND LOGIC. And...

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Article 7.1.20

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Freedom. As Americans, we are baptized into it. Whether in our daily practices or in our weekly worship, we experience incredible, unparalleled liberty. For that blessing, we should be unmistakably grateful. I know I am personally thankful to those God has used to secure my very freedom to share...

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Article 6.24.20

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It is a simple, but powerful prayer: “Let me hear Your lovingkindness in the morning; For I trust in You. Teach me the way in which I should walk; For to You I lift up my soul” (Psalm 143:8 NASB). The Psalmist pleads for God’s compassionate voice to speak words of wisdom and...

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Article 6.17.20

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Throughout the years, God has allowed me to be a part of various studies that have impacted my life. Through both formal training and informal reflection, I have been challenged by God’s Word and shaped by its application. But I must admit that one of the most significant studies I have...

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Article 6.10.20

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It is official! The summer season of ministry is here! No doubt, many of you consider that old news since “stay at home” orders and school closures hastened summer’s arrival. But the heat and recent tropical weather serve as indicators that we are indeed transitioning to a...

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Article 5.27.90

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Flexibility. Flexibility. Flexibility. How that word has fallen from my lips as I prepared people to travel! Every time I lead a church trip specifically, I remind the participants that flexibility is the key to navigating the journey successfully. Experience itself informs us of how adaptable...

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Article 5.20.20

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“All men are created equal, but all ideas are not created equal.” That truth pursued me. Oh, I had held its essence for a long time, but I had never heard it framed in such a way.  The words gripped me. They had been uttered by one of the greatest Christian apologist of our...

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Article 5.13.20

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“Save us, O LORD our God, and gather us from among the Gentiles, to give thanks to Your holy name, to triumph in your praise” (Psalm 106:47 NKJV).  It was a heartfelt petition expressed by the Psalmist. Earlier, he had rehearsed God’s faithfulness to Israel through a...

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Article 5.6.20

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May I make a confession? Sometimes I find it very difficult to get my mind wrapped around certain theological concepts. Terms like glory, sanctification, and redemption seem so abstract at times—even evading my superior training at the absolute best seminary, New Orleans Baptist...

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Article 4.29.20

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“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience” (James 1:2-3). When the brother of Jesus wrote these words, Jewish Christians had been scattered across the region because of intense persecution. Their faith...

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