Happy New Year, Mary: Postpartum with the Son of God

REST.  That’s all I wanted on January 1.  Everyone else was coming up with inspiring resolutions and dedicating themselves to beautiful words like PATIENCE, BALANCE, TRUST, and CONFIDENCE. Meanwhile, I was sitting back thinking, “Lord, can I just stop doing everything and sleep?”   Motherhood is naturally tiring, whether your kids are good sleepers or not- …

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If John MacArthur Offends You, Then You Need To Check Your Heart

I recently read Corrie ten Boom’s Holocaust memoir, The Hiding Place, for the umpteenth time.  It’s radically different from other Holocaust memoirs, as ten Boom writes about her enemy, the Nazis, with angelic empathy.  Although ten Boom is frank about her momentary anger and bitterness, by the end of the book she opens up a …

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Beth Moore, Kanye West, and why they don’t really matter to Christianity

If you grew up in church, you read the story of Saul the murderer, who became Paul the martyr for Christ.  But how much have you studied of Ananias, the man who baptised Paul? Ananias’s story is explained in Acts 9:10-19, and Paul references him once more in Acts 22:12.  Of Ananias’ character, we know …

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