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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Escaping the Echo Chamber

I have often discussed the unique faith challenges that arise for many people during their college years. It’s not uncommon for a person to fall away from the faith in which they were raised while they are in college (or in general throughout young adulthood), and while some of them return, many do not. I...

Good Books on Hope for 2018

Our theme for this year is to be a people moving from disappointment to hope. Each of us experience disappointment in this world either because of our own sin or because of the brokenness within creation. But we believe in the gospel, not of disappointment, but of hope. We believe that through Jesus Christ, new creation is coming and...

6 Suggestions for Handling Anger

It’s everywhere. On the roadways and in offices. On the schoolgrounds and church parking lots. And especially in our homes. 3.3 million children are exposed to domestic violence annually. 4 million women will experience sexual violence this year. 28% of all high school students report some sort of dating violence. Here are six Biblical suggestions for handling...

People of Southside – The Palmers

After the death of King Solomon, his son Rehoboam sought counsel about a taxation policy for his country. The gray-haired counselors advised moderation and compassion, his younger advisors advised a steep and punitive tax increase. Foolish Rehoboam took the counsel of his younger men. His harsh taxation of his people ultimately led to riot and a...