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Actualizing the Kingdom on Earth

The church today is enthralled in a movement that believes in a commitment to create a just and loving society in which we can fully actualize the Kingdom of God before the Second Coming of Christ.  The Kingdom...
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When Good People Do Nothing

Cynicism says, “I’ll believe it when I see it.”  Faith says, “You’ll see it when you believe it.”  In Obadiah, verse 11 (the book only has one chapter), we read that the prophet said that when evil takes pl...
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Violence in the Name of Faith

I received a question from a reader recently that asked: You write a lot about the plight of the Palestinians. Do you have anything to say about the murder of the Fogel family in Israel this past month, an...
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Losing Faith: Life's Questions

There are both honest reasons and dishonest reasons for young people giving up on God, and there are remedies for both. The most common honest reason cited for losing faith is that it becomes impossible to be...
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Faith in a Time of Cholera

The litany of horrors somehow won't end: an earthquake kills 230, 000; 80 percent of people already living on less than $2 a day; cholera spreading with help from a hurricane and killing thousands so far. The...
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The Myopic Nature of Greed

We have all heard before that money can’t buy happiness. We have all heard before that it doesn’t matter how much money we attain we will always want more. We have all heard before that money management starts ...
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Embrace Your Crisis of Faith

A crisis of faith -- when you seriously question whether what you believe/how you see/what you're committed to is actually true -- is a good thing. It's not pleasant. It hurts. The ground goes wobbly. You may ...