Category: Current Events

Encouragement in the Storm: Hurricane Harvey

All eyes have been on Texas for the past several days. The hurricane that blew into Corpus Christi and the flooding that continues to decimate the Houston area have dominated the news since it began. It is a very sad state of affairs for those affected by the flooding; many have lost everything.

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How to Raise a Protester

If you are currently in the trenches of child-rearing, my heart goes out to you. It is a mixed-up world these days, where children are catered to and coddled, never challenged to grow and learn through their mistakes. You will be fighting an uphill battle, fueled by friends who have everything, school systems with low expectations, and communities with little accountability. But there is still hope, my dear sister-moms! Commit yourselves to prayer and consistent study of the biblical principles of parenting. God is faithful, and He will lead and guide you as you walk in obedience to Him.

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What to Do After the Election

Anyone who knows me knows I am somewhat of a political junkie. Every four years I tell myself I will not become embroiled in the political bantering, and every election cycle I fail. I have been extremely disappointed in the outcome of the last several presidential elections because I have disagreed with the candidate on moral and ethical grounds. This time was no different.

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Persecution and Standing Firm

Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm. Ephesians 6:13 (NASB) In light of the increasing terror attacks in our world, and as those attacks begin to happen here in the United States I have been giving a lot of thought to standing firm in the face of persecution.Scripture is clear that we will suffer for our faith, and like our brothers and sisters in foreign lands we will one day be called upon to make a life and death proclamation. We will...

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External Piety is Meaningless

But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 (NASB) Many of us were shocked as a young man, who is a part of the family that so many Christians have looked up to, has fallen into deep sin. We are left shaking our heads; wondering how such a thing could happen, how no one would have known. He had all...

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