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The Road IS Long

January 31, 2013

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Last month the Lord promised me help when I needed it, so I took a leap of faith. I had no idea that the help He would send would be my Dad. I’m a great test-taker. In my younger days I was a teacher’s student, the kind of kid that made teachers feel like what […]

Claiming an Inheritance

July 5, 2012

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Jonathan Stapley has written an interest-piquing review of a forthcoming book, The Beginning of Better Days with essays by Sheri Dew and Virginia Pearce, that has me thinking again about the democratic resurgence of personal revelation in the church. The book, which has been provided to a number of other writers (sadly, not me) who […]

Are There Angels Anymore?

June 2, 2012

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“Well, you look about the kind of angel I’d get. Sort of a fallen angel, aren’t you? What happened to your wings?” George Bailey snidely remarks to the affable stranger Clarence. “I haven’t won my wings, yet. That’s why I’m called an Angel Second Class. I have to earn them. And you’ll help me will […]

Hospitality Regained

December 9, 2011

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In the heat of the day, Abraham sat in the doorway of his tent, and according to the midrashic Jewish tradition, he had all the flaps rolled up. This was that he might be able to see with perfect clarity any wayfarers who might pass by, that he could then, as he did, run to […]