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Knowing God without knowing all of God

God's plan

In the post-enlightenment western world we live by rules of science. Theories are posed, evidence is gathered, facts disputed, and in the end truth is discovered. At least truth about some things is discovered. But the model of scientific discovery …

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Exiles, yes — but engaged exiles


As if we needed any reminder that things aren’t looking up here in the good old US of A, the Supreme Court has just discovered a constitutional “right” to “same-sex marriage.” Conservative and liberal pundits alike agree that the consequences …

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Greasing the slippery slope

Slippery Slope

The two words that come to mind after reading about the Supreme Court making same-sex marriage the law of the land are “anything goes.” Justice Kennedy’s majority opinion has positioned our culture near the top of a generously-greased slope and …

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Beards big winner in year-old Hobby Lobby case

Pro life

One year ago, the Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision in the Hobby Lobby case. After the opinion, the public argued over who would be the big winners as a result of the case — corporations? Evangelical Christians? Men? …

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Summer, kids, and the internet

Child at computer

Summer was the time we often got in trouble outside…Today, there’s plenty of trouble that kids are getting into inside…and online. I recently heard about a pastor’s wife near St. Louis who discovered that her good-natured son had been contacted …

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A call for Christian courage


Things appeared bleak. The righteous cause was at a critical crossroads. Opposition was fierce. Many in the culture, including some fellow Christian leaders, were not applauding his just and noble struggle. Would hate win? Languishing in a Birmingham jail, the …

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