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A Supreme failure
Jun30

A Supreme failure

On June 29, the United States Supreme Court dealt another devastating blow in the cause to protect unborn life and bring an ultimate end to abortion in America. “In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court failed to prioritize the health and safety of women over the profits of the abortion industry by striking down reasonable medical regulations for abortion clinics in Louisiana,” one source said. Chief Justice John Roberts, who was nominated...

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Sword & Trowel: What’s wrong?
Jun28

Sword & Trowel: What’s wrong?

Have you ever looked at someone and seen by the look on his or her face that something was wrong? While I am not the most observant person in the world, I can sometimes do this. It does not take a genius to see that, in America today, something’s wrong. Whether we are talking about individuals or communities or America as a whole, something is obviously wrong. Dreadfully wrong. Yuval Levin, an author and analyst, said it this way. “We...

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BLOG: Juneteenth & Racial Reconciliation Resources
Jun19

BLOG: Juneteenth & Racial Reconciliation Resources

Today is Juneteenth, an increasingly recognized day on the calendar, and I wanted to highlight some important articles, podcasts and links I have seen over recent days on the topic of racial reconciliation. While I personally have written before on the topic, today I want to highlight others’ voices who have spoken in insightful ways on these issues, including the following: PODCAST SERIES: “Responding to Racial Injustice—A Three Part...

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BLOG: All’s Not Quiet
May28

BLOG: All’s Not Quiet

As I sit down to write about the heartbreaking, shocking death of George Floyd and other African Americans whose lives we recently learned were taken, many thoughts and emotions are stirred. While it has been of some help to follow news reports and social media commentary about each of these individuals, it has been even more helpful to reflect back on conversations I have heard and had with pastors whom serve in predominantly African...

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Sword & trowel: Living trust
May15

Sword & trowel: Living trust

When it comes to a question of who you trust on any given topic, new public polling reveals that we are living in times of increasingly widespread distrust. From politics to news, from the economy to the Coronavirus, it seems Americans are divided on who to listen to, even divided on which basic set of facts (the “who-what-where-when-why”) is to be believed. This is not the first time in American history that people had to sort...

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