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2nd Opinion: A real magic wand

2nd Opinion: A real magic wand

Our 5-year-old granddaughter shared with her parents her Christmas wish list. Leading off was this simple request: “a REAL magic wand.”

       
Down Home: Trashing a garbage barrel? Kinda complicated

Down Home: Trashing a garbage barrel? Kinda complicated

When the bottoms of our big trashcans inevitably wore through this fall, I faced a predicament I hadn’t encountered in at least 29 years.

       
Right or Wrong: Economic Sanctions

Right or Wrong? Economic Sanctions

Where do economic sanctions rank on a scale that measures the appropriate use of power to attain peace?

       
Student Missions Blog

UTD: A fellowship of light and love

Student Missions Blog: H6:1 Nights, held once a semester for the last few years, are meant to be a time of digging deeply into the word of God.

       
Editorial: Marry church and covenant; divorce church and state

Editorial: Marry church and covenant; divorce church and state

Three Texas pastors stand on the leading edge of a major cultural shift. And the movement could enable both conservative and liberal churches to emphasize the vitality and importance of marriage.

       
Letters: A prayer for Advent

Letters: A prayer for Advent

The world is not there yet, but with God’s help and our diligence in doing his will, the realization of God’s dream/Isaiah’s prophesy will be something to behold!

       
Student Missions Blog

UTA: Change leads to gospel conversations

Student Missions Blog: I didn’t think international students from non-Christian backgrounds would be interested in studying the Bible. I was wrong.

       
2nd Opinion: Finding deliverance in Advent

2nd Opinion: Finding deliverance in Advent

What if this Advent, we were delivered from our need for security—delivered from any desire to play it safe with God?

       
Kathy Hillman: Are we there yet?

Kathy Hillman: Are we there yet?

We often just want to get to our destination. But Jesus knew the importance of the journey.

       
Right or Wrong? Pragmatic hiring of women pastors

Right or Wrong? Pragmatic hiring of women pastors

If a pastorate is vacant and no males are viable candidates, then women are considered. Is pragmatism an ethical-enough motive for hiring women pastors?

       
People gather to march in Ferguson, Mo.

Editorial: We’ve got a lot of race work to do in America

No matter what we think about a grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, can we acknowledge attitudes about race divide our nation?

       
Letters: Religion, multiple wives & truth

Letters: Religion, multiple wives & truth

(Updated) We must not forget that the Mormon Church started out as a cult where some “special” men could have more than one wife.

       
Student Missions Blog

California: Prayer bridges distance

Student Missions Blog: What do you do when a loved one at home needs you, and you are far away? What do you do when someone needs comfort and you can’t physically be there?

       
 
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