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America’s Blind Spot

Slavery is a dark stain on America. Yet Presidents Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson proudly ran newspaper ads for runaway slaves. If they could not see the evil of slavery, what are we missing in our time? Jefferson sought to … Continue reading

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A Minister’s Confession

Bless me, Father, for I have sinned. It has been too long since my last confession. I bow before You most of all because I have offended you, my God, who are all good and deserving of all my love. … Continue reading

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“Liquor Store Blues” by Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars was nominated this week for 7 Grammy Awards. I don’t expect to join his fan club, but I appreciate his honesty and creativity in writing “Liquor Store Blues.” He can teach the Church how to talk about sin … Continue reading

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I Am the Sheep Who Got Lost

I am the sheep who got lost. I have stepped off the path. I have missed the mark. I have damaged relationships. I have polluted my heart. I have planted weeds in my mind. I have downloaded viruses into my … Continue reading

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Confession for People Who Don’t Feel Sinful

How can people confess sin that they do not feel? In an era of self-esteem, confession seems counter-intuitive to many. Even if people grasp something of God’s holiness and our sin, how do we lead them to worship? In previous … Continue reading

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