Christ is Christmas (so there’s that)…

Is God just out there and distant and removed from our pain? Does God even know what this life is like and how hard it is? Does God know how unjust this world can be toward people? Does God know how people close their doors in your face when you are in desperate need? Does God know what it is like to be pushed to the edges of society without a place to lay your head? Does God know what it is like to ache and be in so much pain?

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why I am an evangelical…

There is a beautiful word… an elegant descriptor… that has been maligned, tarnished, lampooned, distorted, and completely misunderstood. It is a name many have abandoned for all of it’s negative connotations and ugly stereotypes. But this bruised and battered identifier… this lowly mark tossed carelessly to the side by a cynical generation… is finally being rediscovered, reclaimed, renewed, and washed clean by those hungry to wear it and hold it high for the world to see clearly. The word is Evangelical.

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father…

The great blessing of faith I received from my father was greater than the very foundations of the earth. And as a father now myself, I must pass along this great blessing of faith to my children.

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family…

I can courageously face another day, another week, another year because I have a family ready to receive me and shower me with love and acceptance.

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