Weekend A La Carte (February 23)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include a couple of classics. Will Woke Progressives Allow Celebrities to Be Christian? David French: “We cannot exist as a pluralistic and diverse society if the price of admission to any American industry is the abandonment of religious faith to conform to the demands of

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You Will Rejoice

Category: Daily Devotions
“You have sorrow now, but I will see you again; then you will rejoice, and no one can rob you of that joy.” John 16:22 (NLT) Once you and I truly experience the joy of the Lord, no one can rob us of that joy! That does not mean that we will never experience disappointment, […]

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How did we get here? Huge Compilation for #UMCGC

Category: Technology
© HackingChristianity Introduction As Seth Godin has written, you need a telescope to look at a vision (to get it clearly into focus so you can better approach it) and a microscope to look at problems (to analyze their interconnecting pieces and fix them one at a time). The following are both

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A La Carte (February 22)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Thanks for bearing with me through an article-less week. I hope to have some fresh content next week. But for now, I continue with the daily A La Carte. Westminster Books has deals on books for parents and grandparents. From Mars Hill to Harvest: Hope for a Wounded Church CT reports on recent

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Tangled Cords

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
”Teach me your way, LORD; lead me in a straight path..”Psalm 27:11 In a small utility room in our home hangs a loosely slatted divider to partition the space. Cords at the side are used to roll up the divider when we want to get at the broom, mop or other pieces of cleaning equipment. […]

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My Grace is Sufficient

Category: Daily Devotions
But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.  — 2 Corinthians 12:9 Thought When I pray, I often catch myself simply wanting God to do […]

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A La Carte (February 21)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include a couple of Bibles and a commentary. The search continues! 5 Best Practices for Preventing Sex Abuse in Your Church “This article offers five ways to help your church avoid being added to a growing list of churches that had their heads in the sand, thinking such a

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He Knows How You Feel

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
I’ve heard people say, “Why talk to God about my problems? He can’t understand.” According to the Bible–he can! The writer of Hebrews says, “He himself has shared fully in all our experience of temptation, except that he never sinned” Hebrews 4:15 . He himself!  Jesus himself shared fully, not

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The Beggar’s Plight

Category: Daily Devotions
I was two years old when I first saw beggars sitting on the side of the road. They were the poorest of the poor in the country where I grew up. Their contorted bodies, sometimes sightless eyes, flat expressions, and plaintive voices unnerved me. At two I, of course, had no idea that — God […]

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The unity we don’t see

Category: News
Today, unity is an elusive concept, it would seem. Politically, racially, nationally, the trend of the moment is to define ourselves in narrower and narrower bands. And there’s a logic to that. Cable television figured this out decades ago. Two hundred channels give far more scope for personal

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