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Ezekiel 1-28:12

  • admin wrote a new blog post: Exposing the Truth about Honor and Shame   11 months ago · View

    Thumbnail The Four Dimensions Christians Must Understand Shame is getting exposed, finally. Commentators now observe how Western culture, especially the millennial generation , is becoming more shame-prone. Consequently, more Westerners are seeking release from the disease of shame—that dreadful feeling of unworthiness and isolation. Building on the popular books and TED talks from shame-researcher Brené Brown , evangelical authors like Christine Caine , Lecrae, and others have written books […]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: When God Hits Below the Belt   1 year, 12 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Sometimes he pulls us into the ring—but he always gives us grace to endure. I‘m not sure how to tell my children that God is dangerous. No doubt, I want them to nestle up to Aslan’s furry mane, safe and warm. But with enough life lived, disappointment felt, and loss endured, they will soon find out that […]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: Coveting the inferior   3 years, 1 month ago · View

    When my firstborn was little, before her school days, the only bread I ever fed her contained the following ingredients: sprouted wheat, barley, beans, lentils, millet, and spelt. It was a recipe from the Bible, Ezekiel 4, to be specific. My daughter thought it was fine. Then she went to kindergarten and came home begging […]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: Unholy glee   3 years, 1 month ago · View

    It is one thing to kill your enemy; it is another thing to be gleeful about it. We know that even when presiding over the death of evil men, God has no glee in it: “Have I any pleasure in the death of the wicked, declares the LORD GOD, and not rather that he should […]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: Exposing Abuse: A guest post by Emily Ellis   3 years, 4 months ago · View

    ThumbnailGod gave men strength to defend women, not attack them. When I saw the video of Ray Rice, the recently fired 200-pound running back for the Baltimore Ravens, knock his fiancée unconscious in an Atlantic City casino elevator, I felt sick to my stomach. “This is brutal,” I said out loud in my empty office to […]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: How I Beat Back the Darkness after Rape   3 years, 11 months ago · View

    ThumbnailI kept choosing life after being violated by my pastor. I keep thinking I'll find some way to describe it. I hunt through a mental repository of images, analogies, and metaphors, searching for a suitable vehicle for faithfully telling it. I arrive at nothing. For how does one say, plainly, all that it is to be […]