Stand by your convictions.

Last week, we saw Peter sleeping in prison while chained between two guards, and with two more standing watch at the prison gate. In relating the events of that story, I made mention of the Herod family but didn’t go into much depth. This week, I want to give you a history lesson on this…

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It sure is a good thing Jesus went away. I know that to be true, because he said so. I was reading in John 16 this morning, pondering Jesus’ monologue to the disciples. He is about to die, knows it, and considering that reality, is pouring his heart out to the disciples. In John 16:5,…

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This week, I was summoned to Seattle, WA as part of a forty-three person federal jury pool from which twelve jurors would be selected to render a judgment on a criminal case involving child pornography. This required a two-and-a-half-hour drive into downtown Seattle, with its maze of congested one-way streets, and never-ending construction. In order…

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