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Susan Raedeke

Grieve, Not as the World Grieves

Susan Raedeke
The Bright Sadness of Lent is the hope of once again being close to God.

Introduction

Some years ago, when I first heard the phrase “bright sadness” to describe the season of Lent, I loved the way it sounded, but ...

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Matt Woodley

Christians and Politics

Matt Woodley
Who needs your fierce civility?

Introduction

This past July most of us missed an anniversary celebration. Thirty years ago, our government passed a law that has helped millions of Americans. ...

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Gerald Hiestand

Christian Unity and Politics: Why Both Parties Are Wrong

Gerald Hiestand
Just as baptism requires us to hold together a proper relationship between dying and rising with Christ, so too politics work best when a nation’s liberal ideals are built upon a solid foundation of conservative truths.

Introduction

My aim in part one of this series was to show how the two truths of baptism—dying with Christ and rising with Christ—correspond ...

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Gerald Hiestand

Christian Unity in a Politically Diverse Congregation: Why Both Sides Are Right

Gerald Hiestand
Baptism provides a theological framework for helping us gladly and charitably embrace each other as Christian brothers and sisters in the midst of our political diversity.

Introduction

In this two part series we are going to explore how our baptism can help us achieve Christian unity in light of our political diversity. And ...

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Anthony Delaney

The Magi Visit the Messiah

Anthony Delaney
The Magi embody the quest for truth, meaning, and purpose in life.

Introduction

Nobody knows who the Magi were, though everyone’s heard of them. They embody the quest for truth, meaning, and purpose in life. We assume ...

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