How We Can Bless Our Children This Year

Covering Our Children with Back To School Prayers

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What is one way we can bless our children as they go back to school this week? This week marks the beginning of another school year for most of our children.  Consequently, the school year fills many of us with a hint of anxiety. We desire our children to make good and godly choices. So, parents, join me in covering our children with powerful prayers in several areas this school year.

Before You Press Post, Send or Tweet

5 Important Practices For Jesus-Followers Addressing Issues Online

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We debate with ourselves as to whether we should. Something is telling us not to. But, we listen to our baser selves and do it anyway. We press post, send or tweet. And, all online hell breaks loose. But, we can avoid the firestorm and the carnage if we engage five essential practices for addressing social and cultural issues online.

Reflections On The Original Labor Day

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It’s Labor Day! Today, we celebrate and honor the American labor movement and all the workers who have contributed to the prosperity and strength of this country. No doubt, many will have cookouts, spending time with family and simply relax. As we enjoy the unofficial end of summer, let’s remember the original Labor Day.

Racism Shows Up in Charlottesville

How The Church Should Respond

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On Friday night, racism reared its ugly head once again. Eerily reminiscent of the dark days of the KKK, white nationalists and white supremacists wielded tiki torches – attempting to instill fear – as they marched through Charlottesville, Virginia. This was the face of pure evil. But, how should Christ-followers respond?

Two Men Die Fighting Hate With Love

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The world is a cruel place. Hate abounds.  The evidence of this hatred was never clearer Friday night in Portland, Oregon on the light-rail. Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, is accused of and was arrested for stabbing three men who intervened when Christian allegedly yelled racial slurs at two teenage girls. This is the embodiment of hatred. How should we respond when we get a front seat to this kind of cruelty?

A Better Way To Offer An Apology

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How do you apologize? After a man was dragged off United Airlines, Mr. Munoz, CEO of United, was savaged on social media for apologizing poorly. He showed us how not to apologize. So, is there a better way to offer an apology? How do we properly apologize so that we can heal strained and broken relationships?