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Speaking the Truth in Love

There are two important facets to that instruction: “The truth” and “love.” What are you saying, and why are you saying it? …

YHWH Yireh: The LORD Will Provide

“Is anything too hard for the LORD?” (Genesis 18:14) That’s the question at the heart of Abraham’s story—and at the heart of …

Remember Lot’s Wife

The only thing we really know about Lot’s wife is that she looked back. That’s it. We don’t know her name, we …

When My Neighbor Can’t Breathe

Jesus taught that the two great commandments, the summation and foundation of “all the Law and the Prophets” (Matthew 22:40), the pathway …

How to Save the World

I want to live in a world where black people don’t have to worry about being abused, harassed, or murdered by police …

The Key to Being Understood

…is to understand. It’s great to have the best argument, the clearest articulation, and the cleverest presentation. But the (often frustrating) truth …

What We Took for Granted

The coronavirus changed things. It doesn’t matter how you feel about it or whether you disagree with how it’s being handled. It …

We’re Not All #SafeAtHome

This is something my wife got me thinking about a couple days ago. One of the more popular hashtags on social media …

When the Lines Blur

My least favorite side-effect from this global quarantine has been the way it makes the holy days feel. We’re all home more …

The Body and the Blood

“For this reason many are weak and sick among you, and many sleep.” What a weighty, uncomfortable verse. Members of the church …

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