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When Freedom Intersects Love

As churches begin making decisions about when and how to begin reassembling at our meeting houses, more and more “chatter” is being heard on social media about what people are willing and not willing to do.I’ve heard some say masks are of very little value against protecting yourself or others from Covid-19.I have …

Wrong Prayer!

“He who covers a transgression seeks love, But he who repeats a matter separates friends.” (Proverbs 17:9) One of the advantages of growing up next door to the church building was that I was able to sleep in longer on Sunday mornings than others who had to drive to the building.One morning, I was …

Love Discriminates

Because my wife is a Special Education Teacher, I learned a long time ago that “being fair doesn’t mean you give everyone the same thing.It does mean you give everyone what they need.” That made sense to me when I first heard it, and it still does today.In that same vein of thought, …

Doing Without

Samuel B.Pierce was a good man and a devoted follower of Jesus.I’d like to share a brief story from his life that should give us pause to think.The story is told that one year, when Sam’s oldest daughter was about to start a new school year, Sam bought his daughter a new …

Why Christianity Is So Offensive

The real reason so many people find Christianity offensive, and why they want nothing to do with it may not be what you think.I’m convinced the one thing so many people find offensive about Christianity is “LOVE.” Yes, “love.” You see, it’s because of love that Christians must be willing to forgive (Matthew …