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May 2011

Love for the Church

I love the church. By this I do not mean that I love the whole church of God which is made up of all believers everywhere though I certainly do love all of God’s redeemed people. I love the local church. There are many reasons why I love the church but one that stands out in my own mind recently is how the church transforms my relationships.In Philippians 4:2-3, Paul writes to the believers of the local church in Philippi and says “I implore Euodia and I implore Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord. And I…

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Time to Celebrate???

Should Christians Celebrate the Death of Osama bin Laden? I watched President Obama’s brief speech on Sunday night with eager interest as he delivered the news that United States forces had killed Osama bin Laden. The President showed great class and care in delivering the sober news of the death of a great enemy of the U.S. While the President was giving this news, outside the gates of the White House a large crowd was gathering to celebrate what the U.S. had accomplished. At one point a large part of the crowd broke into chants of glee using a harsh and…

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