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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Love What He Loved

Yesterday marked the anniversary date of my mom and dad’s wedding day. They enjoyed 59 years of marriage before my dad passed away in 2013. Following his death, I saw some papers that belonged to my dad from his high school days. One of the things that caught my attention was that my dad said …

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Everyone Knows John 3:16…Or do they?

Everyone knows John 3:16, right? Christians and unbelievers alike have seen this verse advertised at nearly every sporting event for the past thirty years.  It speaks of God’s love for man.  “For God so loved the world…” While it is true that this verse tells us of the depth of God’s love (after all, he …

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