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now you know: a follow up to the white mother-in-law

I’ve read that the blog on The Gospel Coalition which caused a huge controversy yesterday was taken down. I read that it was a mixture of apology and security, for the woman and her family, as well as for the reputation of TGC. I am sorry that it got to that. I was a bit… Continue reading now you know: a follow up to the white mother-in-law

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questions for Christians

(Say that ten times fast) Why do Christians so quickly become judge and jury? We all cling to the few verses in scripture that use the words “discern” or “admonish” and other verbs that get us in so much trouble. Why are we so quick to want to throw books at people, let alone stones?… Continue reading questions for Christians

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commitments to my stepkids, reflections for mothers’ day

Because of the truths I have come to know, and I am still learning more and more to be sure, I make these promises to you: 1. I will love your dad. If there is one thing I have learned, that is as true as all true things, it’s this: marriage is the most important… Continue reading commitments to my stepkids, reflections for mothers’ day

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why Christians MUST care about Bruce Jenner

I am often appalled by those people who I know are self-described Christians who make awful, hateful comments about, well, about everything. Whether it’s Facebook posts or tweets or just off the cuff hurtful “jokes” about people and events in the news, I find it painful every single time, though I have long stopped being… Continue reading why Christians MUST care about Bruce Jenner