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Keeping The Faith: Hitting The Road

Here we are, deep in the dog days of another summer. School is out, vacation days are being cashed in, and picnic baskets are being packed. Barbecues are firing, pools are splashing, and ice cream trucks are rolling. Meanwhile,...
 
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Keeping the Faith: ‘Here I Stand… I Can Do No Other’

“Here I stand! I can do no other,” Martin Luther reportedly said as he stood before the papal commission that was investigating his radical beliefs. Taking a “stand” has been the Protestant rage ever since. We children of the R...
 
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Keeping the Faith: Back in the Saddle Again

When my wife insisted that I accompany her to the gym I thought it was a good idea. She had been pressing me about it for some time, and combined with my recent lipid readings I finally relented and agreed to go.

 
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Keeping the Faith: Chosen and Loved

There are some two million adopted children living in United States’ households today. These children arrive in their homes in a myriad of ways. Some are abandoned or surrendered to children’s services.
 
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Keeping the Faith: Practice Love

There are some people who, quite frankly, are impossible to love. You can’t dig deep enough, can’t try hard enough, can’t believe enough, and can’t go far enough to make it happen.
 
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Keeping the Faith: For the Least of These

When I was a child my family lived hand to mouth. We were loved and cared for, but the cupboards were often more bare than full. I often say that we ate a lot of Hamburger Helper in those days, but with only the Helper.

 
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Keeping the Faith: The “Good News” is Really Good

Sharing faith, in Christian terms, is known as “evangelism.” This is the English rendering of a Greek word meaning “to proclaim the good news.” That’s a problem, because the news isn’t always good.
 
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Christianity Falling: A Request for Heroes

Our fathers and grandfathers have presided over the demise and collapse of Christianity in the Western world. It has tumbled to the ground.
 
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Keeping the Faith: Let It Go…and Grow Up

While at a soccer game some time ago I was reminded of why there is so little peace in our world. Parents from the two opposing teams almost came to blows and bloodshed while watching from the bleachers.

 
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Keeping the Faith: Keep Your Shirt On… God Will Speak

Last week my son asked me a profound theological question: “Why did God make stinging bugs?” Stumped, I told him to talk directly to God about it.