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Easter Again by James R. Coggins

Once again this year, in spite of COVID and the attendant restrictions, the Christian church has celebrated Easter. Why do we keep returning to the same themes year after year? The reason is that there are certain foundational Christian doctrines, … Continue reading

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Following His Footsteps by Nancy J. Farrier

I live in the desert and rarely see snow at my house, but the storms of the past few weeks reminded me of growing up in the Midwest. Some winters brought deep snow. While it’s nice to stay inside and … Continue reading

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Truth Hurts…and Heals by Vicki Hinze

©2021, Vicki Hinze Sometimes we are hurt, played or used by others.  It can be painful, and the effects can be long-lasting.  It’s wrong to treat others poorly, we know, but being on the receiving end of that ill treatment … Continue reading

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We Have a Choice by Bridget A. Thomas

It is no secret that complaining and negativity is rampant in our culture. It has been for a long time. Then 2020 came along, and our griping seemed to multiply overnight. But we don’t have to succumb to the pessimistic … Continue reading

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Stay in Your Lane by Bridget A. Thomas

I have been driving a little slower lately. It’s not that I used to drive terribly fast. However, I had a feeling of hurry on the inside. This stressed me out, I would get aggravated with the traffic, and I … Continue reading

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A Manifesto for Christian Writers

I have sometimes considered Ecclesiastes 12:9-14 to be “a manifesto for Christian writers.” Verses 9-11 (from the New International Version) describe what a writer should do: • “The Teacher [was] wise.” This is the first qualification of a writer. It … Continue reading

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Just Keep Going by Bridget A. Thomas

When my husband and I moved to a new home several years ago, I had a phrase that kept me afloat. Just keep moving. As you likely know from your own experiences, moving to a new home can be overwhelming. … Continue reading

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A Search for Truth (from Hannah Alexander)

The search for truth is a long, winding, rocky road. I’ve hiked this trail, and one needs sturdy hiking boots to avoid a broken–or at least sprained–ankle.  I have come to realize that for some of us, truth can be … Continue reading

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Girls, I Owe You an Apology

Through the years as a Christian I’ve taught VBS and Sunday School. I’ve helped at youth group and even facilitated a group for girls. I’ve poured into my daughter and her friends. Even as an author, my heart is with … Continue reading

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Living in a Post-Truth Age

by Jim Denney, adapted from ANSWERS TO SATISFY THE SOUL: Clear, Straight Answers to 20 of Life’s Most Perplexing Questions Syndicated columnist Harvey Mackay tells the story of a Duke University chemistry professor named Professor Bonk (his course was widely … Continue reading

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“Atheists for Jesus”

Opinion by Jim Denney I believe that if everyone in the world would live out the Sermon on the Mount (the words of Jesus in Matthew chapters 5 through 7) 95 percent of the world’s problems would be solved. It … Continue reading

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When the Truth Slips Out

Opinion by Jim Denney This past Tuesday, on the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law allowing the abortion of babies up to the moment of childbirth. Then he ordered the Freedom Tower … Continue reading

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What is Truth? by Jim Denney

Opinion by Jim Denney, author of Answers to Satisfy the Soul Kathy Myatt has been a missionary nurse in Brazil, an instructor in pediatric nursing at Tennessee State University, and an instructor in psychopathology and psychopharmacology at Gordon Conwell Seminary. … Continue reading

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Fiction is a Different Kind of Truth

by Jim Denney “All good books have one thing in common — they are truer than if they had really happened.” —Ernest Hemingway I’m a fan of Lawrence Block and Stephen King, but there’s something these two fine writers have … Continue reading

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Negativity and the Mind of Christ

“The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life” (John 10:10 NLT). At every moment, there are two voices vying for our attention–one wants to tear us down … Continue reading

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