“We Can Easily Overcome Those Barriers…”

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The stranger who dwells among you shall be to you as one born among you, and you shall love him as yourself; for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God. Leviticus 19:34 (NKJV) There are approximately 1.6 billion Muslims (800 million females) living in the world today and 26,000 live here in […]

With Every Season’s Change

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“So when God desired to show more convincingly to the heirs of the promise the unchangeable character of his purpose, he guaranteed it with an oath, so that by two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to hold fast to […]

Building Bridges During Ramadan

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*This post was first published on July 29, 2012. This Saturday, June 28, 2014, begins the season of Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting to earn forgiveness. This is a prime opportunity to build relationships with Muslims to point them to Christ – the only One who can forgive sins and gives forgiveness freely. A […]

Swimming Upstream in a Time of Changing Culture

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I am a news junkie. From the time I was six-years-old, I have loved reading daily newspapers and watching the news. My love of news and love of writing led me to journalism school and before seminary I worked at a mid-sized daily newspaper in Texas. I loved the excitement and constant activity in the […]

How VBS Changed My Life

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As the school year comes to an end, Vacation Bible School season is kicking into full gear. If you’re a teacher, director, craft leader or even the snack lady, months of planning have gone into this week. The curriculum has been secured. The games have been planned. Decorations have been created, purchased and mapped out. […]