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II Timothy 2:15

Faith

Pardon me if I vomit.

Scripture tells us that we are “fearfully and wonderfully made.” Regardless of how we view the mechanism of God’s creation, there is an element of intelligent design at work. One of God’s most ingenious designs is the immune system. All biological organisms have a framework in place to protect themselves from pathogens, viruses, and outside […]

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En·tro·py-

Noun– lack of order or predictability; gradual decline into disorder. Two weeks ago, I lamented that while work was being done on our water filter system, we had a minor flood that meant I have to replace the carpet in the basement. In addition to needing to replace the carpet, our heat pump/AC decided that it

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Complementarianism

Complementarianism: Our big theological word for the day. In essence, it is an oversimplification and intentional misrepresentation of scripture for less than godly purposes. This concept is being wielded as a cudgel by some who mistake misogyny for spirituality, and who seem to get their jollies by treating women as second class people.  Jesus elevated

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Smugness

Have you smuged anyone lately? Smugness is the opinion that our own views are always right, and it’s our mission in life to prove others wrong. God calls us to “do justly, love mercy, and walk humbly.” (Micah 6:8) Smugness is the opposite of humility. Smugness is a certainty that our view is right, that our

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Justice With Mercy

I’ve been learning a lot from the Lord lately, and thoughts keep going through my head. Thinking today about those few in positions of authority who have been accused or indicted for crimes. When powerful people are caught harming those they have sworn to serve it’s easy to applaud vengeance. It’s understandable to feel righteous

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“But, the greatest of these is love.” I Corinthians 13:13

It’s critically important to value and defend truth. We should seek justice. Knowledge is critical in the struggle for both. Sadly, our nation is divided into different universes of truth, justice, and knowledge. It’s essential that we objectively seek out each of these treasures, but sometimes in the process, voices are raised, unkind words are

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