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Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?

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“Why do bad things happen to good people?” Certainly you’ve heard this question asked many times. Perhaps you have asked it yourself when you or someone you love endured hardship. But this question is also a statement of theology. Whether we realize it or not, assuming this...

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Tags: jesus, bad, good

Exposed

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This post does NOT give you my opinion on the COVID-19 pandemic, nor is it meant to tell you what opinion to have.  This post is about the power of words.  We need to pay close attention when we read.  On Monday, I read an article with the following title: “Over 180 people...

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Tags: exposed, infected

Who Is My Neighbor?

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You’ve probably read the story by now.  You may have even watched the horrific video. On February 23rd, 2020, Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed 25-year-old African-American man, went for a jog 2 miles from his home in a mostly white neighborhood.  Arbery was chased down, confronted, and...

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Tags: good samaritan