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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Article 4.22.20

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Faith and Wisdom. Throughout the past few weeks, I have prayed for these gifts/traits to saturate my mind and decisions. I want to walk in complete confidence because that is the only way to please Him (Hebrews 11:6), and I desire to demonstrate discernment because that is the only way to...

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Article 4.15.20

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Uncertainty. Restlessness. Weariness. Anxiety. Stress. Whether or not those words have actually fallen from our mouths, their meanings have undoubtedly settled into many of our hearts over the past few days. Students will not return to school this academic year, “stay at home” orders...

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Article 4.8.20

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This coming Sunday, Christians around the world will celebrate the foundational truth of our faith—our Savior lives! Of course, these celebrations will look somewhat different from any time before. There will be little, if any, corporate gatherings; church buildings will be relatively...

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Article 4.1.20

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“But we, brethren, having been taken away from you for a short time in presence, not in heart, endeavored more eagerly to see your face with great desire” (1 Thessalonians 2:17 NKJV). Never before have Paul’s words resonated in my life like they do right now. How I long to see...

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Article 3.18.20

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Coffee in hand, Leslie and I took a pleasant walk through our neighborhood this past Monday. And wow, it was such a beautiful evening! The cool, refreshing breeze enlivened me after a day of meetings and decisions. The choir of birds sang a peaceful anthem. The green leaves and azalea blooms...

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