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June 2022 Life Update: If You’re Going Through Hell

If You’re Going Through Hell If you’re going through hellKeep on going, don’t slow downIf you’re scared, don’t show itYou might get out before the devil even knows you’re there Rodney Atkins A Cross-Country Move On June 12th, we packed up our apartment in New Haven, Connecticut. It was a grueling day. Even though we …

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Franklin Graham is Wrong About Progressive Christianity

Franklin Graham and Progressive Christianity Franklin Graham, son of famous Evangelist and Christian speaker, Billy Graham, recently penned an article for Decision Magazine entitled, The Eternal Peril of Progressive Christianity. In it, he writes: It has cropped up in the halls of seminaries, infiltrated the pulpits of thousands of churches and been propagated by a …

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MLK: “Let Us Be Dissatisfied”

“Let Us Be Dissatisfied” Excerpted from The Southern Christian Leadership Conference Presidential Address, August 16, 1967 “…There are forty million poor people here. And one day we must ask the question, Why are there forty million poor people in America? And when you begin to ask that question, you are raising questions about the economic …

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The Service Industry Changed My Heart

The Service Industry Changed My Heart This post was originally published in 2015. I tell the college-aged women at my church that service industry work builds character, and I truly believe that. You’re being paid to interact with whoever comes in the door; to answer even dumb questions with kindness; and to treat rich and …

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August 2021 Check-In: Henri, Afghanistan, Angry Professors

August 2021 Check-In Topical Storm Henri (formerly Hurricane Henri) is due to make landfall in the next few hours. Originally, New Haven was set to get a direct hit, but it looks like the storm has moved a bit further east now. I grew up in Florida and know hurricanes and tropical storms well. But …

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