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Christian tears

In a recent devotional, I saw the quote: “The truth is that there are such things as Christian tears, and too few of us ever weep them” by John Stott. It was an arresting quote because  I’m not sure how often I weep out of compassion, especially for the plight of others. I’m probably more likely …

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Would you become an ant?

I wrote previously about the challenge when God doesn’t answer our difficult questions. Often, we think about the difficult questions of life from the perspective of pain, suffering, death, etc. Yet, there are other significant questions which we sometimes overlook. For instance, when Adam and Eve sinned, why didn’t God abandon the whole human experiment …

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Stop it and grow up

I am grieved by the hostility between Christians because of differences in their political affiliations. It isn’t limited to politics either. We see similar animosity between Christians from different racial groups and different socio-economic backgrounds. Even with Christians from the same cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, tensions exist because many will focus more on what makes …

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Swimming against the current

Like so many, I battle with the images that have inundated our screens in recent days and weeks. Anyone who doesn’t believe in evil should watch images of one man kneeling on another’s neck as he pleads for breath and cries for his mother, while his life slowly ebbs away. Or watch images of corpses …

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