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  • When Christians Who Sin are Exposed to the World

    There comes a time in everyone’s life when it’s important to grow up, to step into maturity, to move past childish things. It is that time in the life of the modern church. Specifically, we need to grow up around the topic of sin within the Body of Christ. The church is making headlines because …[ read more ]

  • The Funny Thing about Humility

    The funny thing about humility and arrogance is that they can masquerade as each other. When I made my first serious venture into writing, I entered my unpublished novel in a writing contest but didn’t even make the finals. I arrived at the writing conference where the winner would be announced worried that the trip …[ read more ]

  • The Dangerous Idol You May Accidentally Be Worshiping

    Sometimes I wonder why God doesn’t just neatly bubble-wrap His followers. Have you asked that question? (Okay, maybe not that question, but something like it.) Idols are sly and slippery things that surreptitiously supplant our Savior from His station in our soul’s sight. If we aren’t watchful, we can find ourselves in a dark place because …[ read more ]

  • Why I’ve Given Up on Open Doors

    There are many doors in the Bible, but God concerns Himself, primarily, with two. The first, he mentions to Cain in Genesis 4:7: “If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is contrary to you, but you must rule …[ read more ]

  • We’re Going to Need a Bigger Millstone (Sexual Abuse and the Church)

    It’s not hard or bold or courageous to condemn sexual abuse in the church. Once pedophilia, pornography, rape or unwanted sexual advances by men and women purporting to be Christians make the headlines, condemning their actions is necessary, but it costs nothing. It’s a stone tossed onto a pile of rubble burying the perpetrators, but …[ read more ]