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How Bad is Bad? God’s People Shun the ‘Sinner’


I’ve been thinking about how women and men I know have suffered as their congregations part around them — not a God-driven parting like the Red Sea but a thunderous rupture as a huge crevasse opens in the congregation during the … Continue reading

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“Love Your Enemies” … How?


Jesus told us to love our enemies and we just can’t figure it out. The backstabber in the office, the bully at school, there is simply no way to feel anything good toward them. Then we look a little further … Continue reading

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“What’s Love Got to Do with It?”


When the word “love” can mean anything, how can we understand the most important of all the commands? Jesus said that the whole law and all the prophets could be summarized in only two commandments: “Love the Lord your God … Continue reading

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