And If My People

"Then the Lord appeared to Solomon at night and said to him, “I have heard your prayer and have chosen this place for Myself as a house of sacrifice. If I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or if I command the locust to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among My people, …

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The Cost of Reconciliation: Adding Insult to Injury

A few days ago, I posted a blog post asking for some feedback about some thoughts I had on reconciliation. Christena Cleveland, a fellow blogger and Twin Citan (go Twin Cities!) tweeted this: I agree with Christena in that reconciliation does involve a great amount of risk and vulnerability on the part of those who …

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Reflections on Luke: Repentance

What does repentance really mean? Have you ever asked yourself that question? Or rather, what does it mean to feel regret, sorrow over something that you did and turn over a new leaf? I think for many, myself included, there is not a problem in feeling sorrow or guilty over some stupid sin that you've …

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