Category Archives: Love Others

My Valentine

A special Valentine I received from Darby, one of our precious little young ladies at church. I’ve preserved it under the glass on my desk so I can see it every day! Thank you, Darby!

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My boys don’t have grandfathers. As most of you know, my father passed away when I was just a kid. We lost Sunny’s dad nearly ten years ago. As a result, I’m always on the lookout for godly male influences … Continue reading

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More Baja Pics

A few more pictures from our amazing week in Baja.

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Abby Kate with her Girls

It’s been like this all week long: Abby Kate just being mobbed by the littles here in San Quintin. This is church.

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From My Daughter

A simple handwritten note in the midst of a busy stretch of life can really make a huge difference.

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The Wonderful Cross: The Scandal of the Cross, Part 4

[The following is adapted from the scholarship of Fleming Rutledge, Scot McKnight, N.T. Wright, Arnold Fruchtenbaum, and others.] One of the most degrading parts of crucifixion was the scourging. The Jews had precise rules regarding this form of punishment. Under … Continue reading

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He Touches the Untouchable

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One of the words which best describes our current culture is “reactionary.” A car comes up quickly beside you in the adjacent lane. Do you find yourself speeding up to keep him / her from passing you? (Be honest.) Why … Continue reading

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A New Day: New Jerusalem, Part 3

In that day the branch of the Lord shall be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the land shall be the pride and honor of the survivors of Israel. And he who is left in Zion and remains in … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned: Be Gracious, Part 4

If we have experienced the grace of God in Christ Jesus, then it is incumbent upon us to be gracious with others, particularly in our speech. Here are some examples of gracious speech: Words of affirmation “I respect you. You … Continue reading

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