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Theology

BibleCounselingTheology
March 12, 2018

The Most Dangerous Prayer

Prayer is essential to the Christian life. It is essential to the Christian life because prayer was essential to the life of Jesus (Matthew 6:1-15, 14:23; Luke 5:16, 22:39-41; Hebrews 5:7.) Theologian Andrew Murray, who arguably has written more than…
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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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ChurchMissional LifeTheology
December 23, 2017

Earthly Frustrations in Light of Eternal Glory

When you are from a third world country or if you have lived in a third world country, poverty, suffering, corruption, evil leaders, theft and a whole host of problems are nothing new to you. In fact, I often get…
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Current EventsTheology
December 18, 2017

Why this Latina cried at the passing of R.C Sproul

The first time I heard R.C. Sproul speak, it was through a YouTube video in 2010. Our family was living in a literal desert in West Texas due to my husband’s new career choice. Our family had just left a…
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ChurchHistoryTheology
November 4, 2017

God did that! a 500th year reflection on Christ building his church

This year on October 31st marked a pretty momentous occasion; the 500th anniversary of that single event that led to the Protestant Reformation. Though Luther nailed his 95 thesis to reform the distortions and corruption that arose in Christ's church,…
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Theology
September 20, 2017

Identity and Baptism

In dealing with the numerous struggles in the Christian life and growth toward maturity and sanctification, I am constantly drawn to the same question that was raised by the apostle Paul in Romans, “Do you not know that all of…
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Theology
September 8, 2017

A New Identity: How Union with Christ Shapes Who We Really Are

  Being a person of color is an interesting experience. Being a person of color who grew up in three different cultures is an even more interesting. If I were to define what life honestly felt like until my mid-teens,…
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Ethnicity/CultureTheology
August 24, 2017

Race – A word to kill

Can I just say.....for the most part....I am not a fan of country music. If I am perfectly honest, I can't stand it. But..... My husband loves it. What can I say....he's Canadian. Anyway.....Not only does my hub's love country…
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Ethnicity/CultureTheology
August 23, 2017

Is the imago Dei and race a misplaced argument?

With such an emphasis on racism these days, especially after Charlottesville and its reminder that hateful dispositions still remain in our society, the concept of imago Dei has gained much traction. And why shouldn't it? After all, the long entrenched…
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Theology
August 19, 2017

Christ Still Stands By Kira Davis

Written originally for The Resurgent About 6 or 7 years ago I began seeing something…strange. I began seeing the shape of a cross in random places. It wasn’t just a typical “t” shaped cross. This cross had a squiggly line…
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