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World Peace, Or The Peace That Only Jesus Gives

I have an opportunity to speak in a chapel service at a local Christian high school. The principal told me that the theme for this school year is the fruit of the Spirit, and at the time which I would be speaking they are focusing on peace. So, I decided ...

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Our Hope: Facing Conflict

“A man’s wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense.” Proverbs 19:11 (NIV) Conflict is everywhere.  It is in our workplaces, our friendships, our churches, and yes, even in our homes.  In fact, some of the most hurtful conflict occurs in our homes.  The places ...

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The Ministry of Reconciliation

Conflicts are part of life–that is a truth to which everyone can verify.  That Christ left us with the ministry of reconciliation testifies to a competing truth:  Our God is all about relationships. We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on ...

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To Sue or Not to Sue?

Earlier this week, news broke of a lawsuit between two Christian parties. A few more headlines come to mind, each involving devout Christians and lawsuits. All were—are—valid cases. Each deserves justice. Each voice needs to be heard. But is a lawsuit the answer? 1 Corinthians 6:1-6 says, “If any of ...

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