An Unfamiliar Path

I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth. These are the things I will do; I will not forsake them. Isaiah 42:16 GPS has revolutionized the way we get places in our cars. It used to be tha
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The Value Of a Human Life

Just a week or so ago, the internet exploded with outrage regarding the death of Cecil, a lion who lived in Zimbabwe. Apparently, this lion was well known and was part of a study of wildlife. What saddens me, however, is that this seems to have generated more outrage in our culture than the discovery that Planned Paren
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The Church’s One Foundation

Back when I was in college at Concordia College (now Concordia University), Portland, Oregon, I was blessed to be able to sing in the choir. Our choir director had us sing a hymn as part of our concerts, The Church’s One Foundation. This hymn quickly became a favorite and it continues to be a favorite to this day. One
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Independence? Or not?

Interdependence, Not Independence   The 4th of July. Independence Day. Hot dogs, political rallies, speeches, and parades. Fireworks and inspiring concerts. We have much to celebrate as a nation on Independence Day. The United States of America won its independence from Great Britain in the Revolutionary War, and
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Summer Reading!

Summer can be an excellent time to catch up on some reading, and I want to encourage you to do some reading this summer, so I have put together a list of a few books that you could crack open while school is out! They are listed in no particular order.   One Way Love: Inexhaustible Grace for an Exhausted World, by
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