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A Sacrifice for Someone Else

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To listen to this reflection as a podcast, click here. For most churches, Christmas Eve and Easter Sunday are the two annual high-water marks for attendance.  Mother’s Day often comes in third.  It has become an opportunity to celebrate the crucial role that parents (especially moms) play in raising up the next generation of Christian disciples.  Years ago I remember standing… Read more »

We Can Both Be Right

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Beef: It’s What’s for Dinner. That memorable 1992 commercial slogan – which promoted “beef as a part of a healthy diet” – is still recognized by more than 80% of Americans. If you think that controversies concerning the eating of red meat are only a few decades old, check out the New Testament book of Romans.  The apostle Paul’s letter… Read more »