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It’s a Man’s Prerogative to Change His Mind

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Christian History Institute is running a series of “Throwback Thursday” blog posts. The purpose is to educate more readers on the Reformation. Each contributor blogged on a quote from a reformer. … Continue reading

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Teenagers Sold “Like Pizza”—What Will Your Church Do?

The nightmare for Elisia started the day her mother sold her to a man. She was only 12-years-old. From that tender age her life descended into an appalling downward spiral no child should ever experience—sexual violence, pregnancies (the first at … Continue reading

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How Princess Leia helped me become an ezer & believe I was a warrior daughter of the King

This guest post was written by Rese Hood, M.Div., D.Min. in process (Gordon-Conwell) and with her kind warrior permission.   I spent most of yesterday alternately in shock and real grief as the news of Carrie Fisher’s passing became a … Continue reading

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Truth Bombs for Christmas

One morning recently, before even getting out of bed, I was checking the news on social media (not always a positive way to start my day) when I came across a Facebook message proclaiming that I would be dropping “truth … Continue reading

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The Donald and the Malestrom

Like many of you I am trying to make sense of the election. As I reflect on these developments, I am persuaded that it has revealed deeper more profound issues. If the pundits are correct, and I think they are, … Continue reading

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On the Road Again!

After a relaxing summer, my fall schedule is heating up. Today, I’m heading to Central America to speak at the Centro Internacional de Alabanza’s Women Congress (Ministerio Entrenosotras) in San Salvador. This will be my second visit to El Salvador. The first was … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

One of the first (and usually embarrassing) lessons we learned during my family’s four years of living in England was the absolute truth of the statement that “England and America are two countries divided by a common language.” All of … Continue reading

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