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Ariel Bovat

Current EventsMissional Life
June 16, 2018

The Anti-Gospel of Immigration Activism and American Prosperity

Several months ago, Time magazine published an article titled, Smugglers Inc. The author quotes a female coyote, which is another name for human smuggler, as she discusses her "work": Other coyotes don’t care, they’ll just take the money and leave…
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Missional Life
May 16, 2018

Fishers: The Duty of Evangelism

Whenever I think of the word evangelism I often make allowances for myself, using the excuse that God did not give me the “gift of evangelism”. I know there are some in the body of Christ that are extraordinary at…
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Podcasts
May 5, 2018

Christian Dating

The Bible does not tell Christians how to date. That leaves so many unanswered questions for many Christians trying to figure out this thing called "Christian dating." On today's episode, we not only have a multigenerational aspect going on, but…
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ChurchPodcasts
March 28, 2018

Two Theological Journey’s

  In Episode 5, Ariel and Lisa share their theological experiences. With Lisa's Word of Faith and Ariel's Jehovah's Witness/secular backgrounds, this episode is sure to provide hope to the weary theological traveler. For many, the doctrines of grace do…
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Podcasts
March 11, 2018

Living With the Consequences of Sin

In Episode 4, Ariel and Lisa discuss living with the consequences of sin. What do we do with shame and guilt after we repent of our sin? Grab a pen, some paper and get ready to take notes. These ladies…
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Podcasts
March 4, 2018

A Rebuttal to a Professor Guilty of White Guilt

Recently, Darrell and Virgil, on their podcast Just Thinking Me, part of the B.A.R Podcast Network, responded to Carolyn Helsel 's article, published on Religion News Service. The recently posted article titled, 9 Ways to be a Better White Person, immediately…
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Counseling
February 22, 2018

Sexual Abuse, Brain Changes and the Gospel

Years ago, when I worked at a crisis center for children, a five-year-old girl was brought in after being removed from her home due to allegations of sexual abuse at the hands of her caregivers, specifically, her mother’s boyfriend. Within…
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Podcasts
February 19, 2018

Singleness and Marriage – The Other Conversation

Lisa and Ariel got together on Valentines Day and talked about Singleness and Marriage. What you will always get with these two is real-ness, authenticity and transparency all through a Biblical framework. The beauty of two women secure in their…
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ChurchTheology
February 14, 2018

To Lent or Not to Lent: A Family Journey

2018 Update: I wrote much of this blog post in 2014 when we were members of an Acts 29 church back in Bellingham, Washington. Currently, we are in San Diego and now part of an SBC church that does not…
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