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What Would You Say to the Signers of the Declaration?

Imagine if you could speak to the signers of the Declaration of Independence. What would you say? A few years ago, I visited Philadelphia and pondered that question while standing in Liberty Hall. Somehow, looking at the actual room where … Continue reading

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Made

God created everything with order and purpose. Some things have obvious functionality, some have stunning beauty, and others are not easily understood. But there’s one creation with a special label attached saying, “Made in the image of God.” When Jesus’ … Continue reading

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When America Said No to the Bullies

Every year on this day, I’m captivated by this thought, “The Founding Fathers didn’t know how it would all end, but they sent the Declaration anyway.” Think about that for a moment. Their words equaled treason in the eyes of … Continue reading

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An Old-Fashioned Love of the Red, White and Blue

With an old-fashioned love of the red, white and blue, Soldiers raise their right hand for the job they’re to do. Then loved ones at home say goodbye with a sigh, For they know that the price of the oath … Continue reading

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A Sober Washington Looks Rough

Now that we’re a few weeks in, President Trump is like the host who’s closed the bar at Washington’s decade-long party (and being blamed for the hangovers). The whining and dishonesty is embarrassing to watch; and the people claiming to … Continue reading

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Liberty

Is there really freedom in Christ? Yes. Does Christian liberty allow for different preferences? Yes. Is Christian liberty designed for self-serving indulgence? No. Even though self-oriented things are often called liberty, a New Testament liberated life is about God-honoring activity. … Continue reading

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2-22-16 “Labels”

We can be labeled many things by others; “nice”, “mean”, “attractive”, “talented”, “clumsy”, etc. Some are welcome-some aren’t. In the Bible, there’s a lot of people who knew about labels. One of them encountered Jesus while in a lifestyle so colorful … Continue reading

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