When my kids were little, I was not the parent who would always let them win. Every now and again, I probably did. But for the most part, I figured it was better for them to learn the disappointment of losing, rather than thinking everything would always go their way. While they tease me about…

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They did not remember his power or the day when he redeemed them from the foe, when he performed his signs in Egypt and his marvels in the fields of Zoan. ~Psalm 78:42-43 “May I have your attention please?” These words became a joke between my husband and me when our children were small. As…

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“Unity,” she croons, narrowing her eyes with intensity, her Bulgarian accent lending effect. “That’s what we’re all about. You know?” I nod and try to ponder unity. Are people really that divided… about coffee? Petia, my friend, turns to run an espresso from the hulking red machine that dominates the counter. I watch her make…

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This past summer, I taught a class at church on the grace of God using Jerry Bridge’s book, “Transforming Grace.” The title is appropriate because what I learned while preparing for the class was life altering. Let’s talk about sin. You can hardly talk about God’s grace and not talk about our sin. Oh, there’s…

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