I’m not sure what this verse means. Many great thinkers have offered their varied interpretations of the meaning behind Paul’s words, some of which seem plausible; however, regardless of their opinions, it remains a difficult verse.
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Not long ago, I had the privilege of attending my grandmother’s 90th birthday party in Michigan. She’s a godly, humble woman who laughs often and prays more. Over the years, I have watched her work, serve and sacrifice for her family in remarkable ways.
When Matt Chandler preached about racial reconciliation a few weeks ago, he followed it up with a list of several great books to increase your “ethnic IQ.” This past weekend, he preached on the sanctity of human life and the subject of abortion. This is one of the most important human rights issues in our lifetime, yet many of us are woefully uninformed. Below, you’ll find a list of ...
Some of my favorite memories as a child were Saturday mornings with my dad. We’d hit flea markets, Half Price Books and garage sales scouting for treasures and talking.
Odds are, your kids aren’t going to remember everything you taught them. But it will be nearly impossible for them to forget the things you were passionate about. In fact, they will very likely grow up to be passionate about the same things.
When I was a child, and far before I was a Christian, the biggest prayer I ever made to God was to make me white. “Why?” You may ask? Frankly, I didn’t like being a little black girl.
Seven years ago, my wife and I founded an organization called Free City International, presently known as Seek the Peace. Ever since, it has been our mission to build peacemaking initiatives with refugees to the U.S. from places such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia and Burma. We have traveled to Lebanon, Jordan and Israel/Palestine in an effort to comfort and equip those in conflict. Our team ...
I graduated from Texas City High School in 1993. Directly across the street from our high school's football stadium was the First Baptist Church of Texas City, which is where I came to know Christ.