The Intimidation Factor

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I was recently directed to a blog that a woman named Carolyn McCulley wrote entitled, “Women Who Intimidate.” In this blog, Carolyn discussed what it means when a woman is labeled as being “intimidating.” (If you wanna check it out, the link is below). She argued that labeling a woman as “intimidating” is not necessarily a comment on her success, …

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

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Earlier this week I attended a debate on “Religious Speech in the Public Realm” in which my Southern Baptist pastor debated with my pacifist professor. The discussion was interesting to say the least. It really is amazing how two men who both love Christ can differ so greatly on things. In this particular instance, they disagreed on the extent to …

When Sweets Make Us Sick

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He who is full loathes honey, but to the hungry even what is bitter tastes sweet. –Proverbs 27:7 What an insightful picture of the fallen world before us! This simple verse describes the desperate state in which our lost brothers and sisters find themselves. We live in a world in which people are so lost and so alone, so hungry …

Working Out Our Salvation

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Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him; I will protect him because he knows my name. When he calls to me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him. –Psalm 91: 14-15 Whenever I read verses about God’s faithfulness to those who cling to Him, …

When We Don’t Need God…

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Incline your ear, O Lord, and answer me, for I am poor and needy. –Psalm 86:1 The Psalms are one of the greatest resources that Christians have when it comes to grief, discouragement, and despair. Whenever I’m feeling alone, or betrayed or hopeless, I turn to the Psalms, because there is always one that expresses the very agony I am …