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Digging Deeper: Approaching Feminism with the Mind of Christ
July 13th, 2020
If we use the mind of Christ as we address feminism, we are freed from the demands of acceptance or rejection of an "-ism", and instead are able to listen to our neighbors, hear how they are suffering, and consider whether there are unnecessary burdens we can help lift with the easy yoke of the Gospel. ...
Digging Deeper: Mixing It Up with Religion and Politics
July 1st, 2020
It's very important to keep in mind one last thing: Politics is temporal; faith in Christ is eternal. The kingdoms of this world, including our own, will all pass away and are destined for destruction. But the kingdom of Christ will never pass away. ...
Digging Deeper: By Design: Creation and Redemption
June 26th, 2020
The number of seeming complex coincidences from Genesis through the Book of Ruth and extending through the New Testament Gospels make it unreasonable to ignore the obvious design for redemption that God worked over thousands of years....
Digging Deeper: Why?
May 29th, 2020
"Why?" many will ask. "If God's in charge, then why? If the universe is so intricately and intelligently designed, then why? Why didn't God stick His Designer's hand in front of the whirlwind and make it go back out to sea?...