Genesis 28:10-19a; Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24; (Wisdom of Solomon 12:13, 16-19 or Isaiah 44:6-8; Psalm 86:11-17;) Romans 8:12-25; Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
The answer that comes out of a tornado is not the kind of answer we want—or at least not one that responds to our agonized questions.
Inmates as apostles
Gangs excel at finding the lost, adopting them and sending them out. Therefore, gang youth can be recruited for apostolic ministry.
My colleague's daughter has health problems and poor motor skills. She also has loving parents, a prayerful congregation and a devoted God.
I am confident that the new creation will include animals. I hope that it will include Merle, my deceased smooth-coat collie.
While Christian scholars have long questioned body-soul dualism, it remains common in church circles. This may finally be changing.
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