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Kingdom Shrewdness

Luke 16:1-8 may be the most confusing parable Jesus ever told. It’s a parable of the antihero. On the surface it seems that He’s commending dishonesty and manipulation. This led the Roman Emperor Julian to accuse Christians of being liars and thieves. At this point, we might be thinking “Jesus, couldn’t you make this one […]

God is Love

On Valentine’s Day, we’re reminded that, in our culture, love is a god. This is why there’s commercial appeal to get the chocolates and buy the roses. Where love is a god, the god called “money” has quite an opportunity. The two share a bed quite nicely. This isn’t to scoff at the lovers out […]

Dare To Be a Sinner

A man and a woman walk into a church. As the service begins, they sit on opposite sides of the sanctuary. They are opposite in many ways. The man’s attire is formal and old fashioned; the woman is formal and chic. The man sings vibrantly during the singing; the woman stands and mouths the words. […]

Opportunities to Pray and Give

We want to highlight two major crises that have happened/are happening in our world: Afghanistan and Haiti. Maybe you have wondered how you can help. We want to make available a way for you to pray and give. With a collaboration between the International Mission Board and North American Mission Board, SEND Relief helps communities […]