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Ambassadors for Christ

January 10, 2019

2019 just began, but some people are already talking about 2020. This is because we will have another presidential election just like we did in 2016, 2012, 2008, 2004, 2000, and so on and so on. Because of social media and the 24-hour news networks, we are constantly reminded of an election that is more […]

Christian Goals

January 3, 2019

The new year is a time when people set resolutions. These are goals that are set at the beginning of the year in the hope of accomplishing some task or bettering oneself. The problem with resolutions is that they are easily broken and once they are broken they are not considered again until next year. […]

Holiday Reminders

December 6, 2018

The holidays can be hard for some people for various reasons. It is good for us to be aware of this and to do what we can to help. Here are some things to be on the lookout for this time of year. Lonely – Some are lonely because they don’t have anyone to spend […]

The Sin of Sectarianism

December 4, 2018

Sectarianism is defined in various ways. One online dictionary lists factional and separatist as synonyms. Christianity has boundaries that we must uphold, but a sectarian is someone that sets up unnecessary boundaries. They purposefully separate themselves from others who faithfully profess the Christian faith. There are parts of the Bible that are plain and simple, […]

Overcoming Loneliness

October 23, 2018

“Then the Lord God said, ‘It is not good that the man should be alone.’” (Genesis 2:18) “Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil.” (Ecclesiastes 4:9) According to researchers and medical professionals, we are in the middle of a loneliness epidemic. People of all ages and backgrounds are […]

On Christian Unity

October 17, 2017

“Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” (Philippians 2:4) It would be difficult to pick out the most neglected command in the New Testament, but I believe Ephesians 5:21 would be near the top. This is the command to submit ourselves one to another. […]

Learning to Disagree Better

September 28, 2017

“Whoever belittles his neighbor lacks sense…” (Proverbs 11:12) We have a problem in our country with communicating with people who are on the other side of an issue. Rather than listen and respond politely, we see people calling names, degrading others, belittling their neighbors, or worse. Before we can discuss our differences, we must first […]

What Now?

November 10, 2016

We have just endured an election that was nasty on all sides. It divided family, friends, and our country. Now the election has ended, people are feeling an array of emotions. Feelings such as joy, happiness, apathy, fear, sadness, confusion, and others are present in many Americans. The question being asked on all sides is […]

Peter Leithart on How Christians Should Respond to the Election

November 10, 2016

Peter Leithart offers a wonderful and beautiful reflection on how Christians should respond to the election of Donald Trump. For the first time in decades, the GOP offered a candidate whose pro-life convictions are wobbly and whose commitment to traditional marriage is non-existent. Four years from now, Roe and Obergefell will be untouched. Trump did […]

Committed to Trust

September 26, 2016

In a recent New York Times editorial, David Brooks identified a problem facing our culture. “A generation ago about half of all Americans felt they could trust the people around them, but now less than a third think other people are trustworthy…Young people are the most distrustful of all; only about 19 percent of millennials […]