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17 Minutes That Prove the Need for a Savior

Today, at a faculty meeting for Capistrano Valley Christian School, a colleague led a devotion by sharing the following, convicting article. Andrée Seu Peterson shares the thoughts of an ordinary woman on her way home from the grocery store on … Continue reading

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Self Interest Isn’t (Always) Sinful

Though there are all sorts sinful forms of self-interest, self-interest itself isn’t inherently sinful. In fact, there are a lot of good forms of self-interest the Bible approves of and even uses as motivators to live faithful lives. Wayne Grudem … Continue reading

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I Killed Jesus

Our church is almost done with our annual VBS (see some great pictures here, here, and here). As always, it has been excellent. Our children’s team and our massive crew of volunteers are exemplary; faithful, hard-working, and overflowing with love … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

But Jesus Never Said Anything About Homosexuality. “If you’ve ever claimed that Scripture says homosexual behavior is a sin, there’s a good chance someone tried to correct you with, “Jesus never said anything about homosexuality.” It doesn’t matter what Bible … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

If I Only Knew. The first three paragraphs will most likely get you to read the whole thing; which would be a very good thing. I contracted polio long after it was supposedly eradicated. The doctor misdiagnosed my symptoms because … Continue reading

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Why Do Christians Seem to Lose the TV Debates on Homosexuality?

Have you ever noticed how TV “debates” about homosexuality between Christians and non-Christians often go terribly wrong for the Christian? In the course of such shows, the Christian almost inevitably ends up looking like a prejudiced knave and the supporters … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Always Hurts

Why did Jesus have to die in order to save us? Why couldn’t God just forgive us? Darrin Patrick gives a helpful answer by pointing out the simple truth that we never have forgiveness without pain. Think about a time … Continue reading

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