Who Loves Most?

She interrupted a dinner party to thank the Lord, and what a thanksgiving it was. Her story goes like this. Jesus was invited to eat at the home of one of the region’s leading men. Simon the Pharisee was intrigued by what he heard about the man from Nazareth. The...

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A Witness That Speaks Large

Toward the end of the book of Joshua, we read of a conflict that sprung up among the tribes of Israel. At the center of it all was a big altar named “Ed” — “And the children of Reuben and the children of Gad called the altar Ed: for it...

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Humility and Heart Issues

Uzziah, by sight, had nearly everything a man might crave – a crown, a fierce force of fighting men, a productive and prosperous land, and a long, comfortable, secure season of peace in his days. By all measures, he was a wealthy and successful king. Uzziah’s ways of leadership and...

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No Fool

What it means to be a missionary? I am an American living in Berlin, married to a German pastor. Even though my status is more permanent compared to some missionaries I know in Berlin, I still consider myself a missionary because that’s how I started out here.   It could...

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