apologetics (n.) 1: systematic argumentative discourse (see discourse entry 1 sense 2a) in defense (as of a doctrine) 2: a branch of theology devoted to the defense of the divine origin and authority of Christianity Merriam-Webster Online I never saw the point of apologetics… Continue Reading “Defending the Church?”
community (n.) unified body of individuals, ex. people or people group with common interests, a characteristic within larger society, common history, or interaction in a common location; social state or condition, ex. common character or social activity; society at large. merriam-webster dictionary, adapted, emphasis… Continue Reading “Commitment to Community”
The word restore comes from root words that mean renew and rebuild (Merriam-Webster online). Consider that when restoration comes to our lives, there’s a space of time between us and the pain that created the breach or brokenness. Yes, there may be years between… Continue Reading “I Hugged the One Who Broke My Heart”
You know, restoration and recovery are amazing words. We may declare them with mental assent, but there’s such depth beneath the surface. God’s ability to bring us back from ruin and ashes… His method of healing us to where weakness becomes memory is nothing… Continue Reading “Behold, I am going…and I will say (#CrownShine)”
Breathe, Royal Ones…this one may be tough. Blame it on my reading Andy Stanley’s book Enemies of the Heart: Breaking Free from the Four Emotions that Control You (2011). It is helping me, so I know it may hit something with you…and maybe inspire more of… Continue Reading “Be Kind, Don’t Stew (#CrownShine)”
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