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Wait for It... Wait for It

Author: David Gilland

Wait. It’s a word that nobody likes to hear. The word “wait” doesn’t conjure up fuzzy feelings of a dreamy evening next to a toasty fire. If I’m honest, what it really conjures within me is the desire to punch something. And I’m pretty sure I’m not alone in this. No one likes to wait—not my 3-year-old, who fidgets in his seat before dinner, not ...

The Feast of Passover and the Lord’s Supper

Author: David SmithCategory: Theology

On October 3, 1789, George Washington signed and issued a proclamation that Thursday, the 26th of November of that year, would be a day set aside for rendering thanks to “that great and glorious Being” for the newfound government, peace and plenty found in America. The tradition continued, and on October 3, 1863, Abraham Lincoln established Thanksgiving Day to be a permanent national ...

Faithful Gospel Presence in the Public Schools

Author: Coleman WagnerCategory: Culture

Though our culture would prefer faith stay in the private arena rather than the public one, God calls all Christians to engage their workplaces with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Every vocation presents unique challenges and opportunities to follow this call, and the public school system is no exception. As a part-time tutor married to a math teacher, I’ve seen how teachers, coaches and ...

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