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The Gotcha While browsing an online media source this week, I read a statement that gave me pause. It’s a strange sensation we feel when someone posts what they believe to be the ultimate “gotcha,” but their gotcha is so far off base that we want to shake them awake and get them to see…

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We are told in 1 John that we should “walk in the light as he himself is in the light.”1 We walk in the light. God is the light, and he is in the light. The result of our walking in the light is that we have fellowship with others who also walk in the light. I read once that “darkness is…

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The debate over seeker-sensitive gatherings waxes and wanes, at times eliciting very strong objections and even anger from both sides of the debate. Those congregations that do not incorporate the seeker-friendly model will often have “Invite a Friend” Sundays wherein the entire service is revamped to accommodate the new faces in the crowd. This approach…

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I was reading Psalm 43 this morning. It is a brief, five-verse psalm, and in the middle, verse three says this: “Send out your light and your truth; let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy hill and to your dwelling!” (Psalm 43:3 – ESV) As I pondered that, I began thinking about…

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I can say, with confidence, that the current presidential election is the most disheartening of my lifetime. From where I sit, voters have no good choice. And the truth is so easily obfuscated by skilled candidate rhetoricians that many voters do not know what to believe. One candidate says to the other, “You said/believe/support ‘A,…

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