Angels We Have Heard

She was a woman on the run. Feeling unwelcome and mistreated as a maid in the home of Abraham and Sarah, Hagar made her escape. She was pregnant and all alone as she sat by a stream in the wilderness of Canaan. At least, she had found a place of...

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Made for War

The best defense is a good offense – or so I have heard it said by a number of sports coaches through the years. In fact, this is an ancient concept; really it’s one that’s as old as Creation. Follow this with me. Genesis opens by telling us that “the...

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A Coming Few Identified

Jesus came small. Too small for some. His arrival to the earth was discovered to those whose hearts were open to something beyond themselves, to people who were paying attention to detail, to some who were just doing their jobs. It is interesting to me that in coming to earth,...

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