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Husbands, Love Your Wives

I’m a deep sleeper, so it’s unusual for me to see the clock at 2:00 a.m. As my brain shook off the fog I heard the call again. “Mo-mmy! Da-ddy!” I grabbed my glasses and headed for the door. My daughter had a nightmare. This happens about once a month, […]
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‘Made Under Pressure’: Staying Strong Under Trial

“Made Under Pressure” is a t-shirt slogan I remember seeing on a recent gym trip. Unsurprisingly, it’s a shirt made by Nike, the company that forged the can-do creed, “Just Do It.” From a physical standpoint, muscles in the arms and legs are made under the pressure of physical weights, […]
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Key Connections (May 11, 2018)

Pastor, Don’t Avoid Uncomfortable Topics (Brett McCracken, The Gospel Coalition) …the whole counsel of God—revealed to us in his Word—is challenging to preach. But preach it we must. Otherwise, we as pastors have the blood of our congregations on our hands (Acts 20:26). Does the New Testament Misquote the Old Testament? (Peter Krol, Knowable […]

The Exposing Power of Mother’s Day

Flowers. Jewelry. Breakfast in bed. A trip to the nail salon. A sentimental card. Dinner out. Many of us have some sort of idea of how we would like to be celebrated on Mother’s Day. We spend most of our days wiping noses, changing poopy diapers, rising at our middle-of-the-night […]
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Bible Q&A: What’s the Difference Between the Spirit and the Soul?

Question: Can you give me some clarity about the spirit and the soul? Are they the same thing? Or are they different?   Answer: There’s a longstanding debate about the relationship between the soul and the spirit. Sometimes they seem to be the same. For example, in Mary’s song she […]
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Three Signs That You’re a Lover of Money

Money is one of our top worries, often second to health or safety. Money divides families, breaks up marriages, and turns gentle dispositions into fits of rage. How we handle our money says more about our priorities than any words we could ever speak. A survey by the American Psychological […]