Tag Archive: courage

May 21 2015

Every Cover-up to be Revealed—It’s a Promise

Every cover-up to be revealed at the Judgment

On Saturday, April 4, 2015, white police officer Michael Slager shot and killed an unarmed black man, Walter Scott. Officer Slager claimed Scott had grabbed his Taser and he had shot in self-defense. The story may have ended there except for one thing.

Feidin Santana, a barber walking to work, saw the officer “controlling” Scott …

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May 13 2014

“Why Do You Believe That?” Bible Study

Image of "Why Do You Believe That?" member book

EDIT 9/1/14: See my blog, “Review: ‘Why Do You Believe That?’“

EDIT 6/19: We ran out of room on Thursday mornings so we’re offering a second session Thursday evenings beginning 6/26!

How confident do you feel in talking about matters of faith? Do you wish you could express your beliefs with more effectiveness? Join us …

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Oct 10 2012

Courage: Jacob’s Example Part 5

Part five of a five-part message accompanying chapter 2 of The Story

What happens when we know what’s right to do, but doing it is a struggle? I resonate with Jacob’s seven courageous steps as he returned home despite his brother’s vow to kill him. In earlier posts, I mentioned that Jacob in faith immediately …

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Oct 01 2012

Courage: Jacob’s Example Part 4

Part four of a five-part message accompanying chapter 2 of The Story

How do we courageously obey God when obedience is risky? I find help in Jacob’s seven courageous steps as he returned home despite his brother’s vow to kill him. In earlier posts, I mentioned that Jacob in faith immediately started on his way when …

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Sep 24 2012

Courage: Jacob’s Example Part 3

Part three of a five-part message accompanying chapter 2 of The Story

Years ago I decided that any time I said something negative about someone to a person who didn’t need to know, I would go to the person I’d talked to and say, “When I told you about so-and-so, I was gossiping and that …

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Sep 18 2012

Courage: Jacob’s Example Part 2

Part two of a five-part message accompanying chapter 2 of The Story Peter Paul Rubens, “The Reconciliation of Jacob and Esau,” 1624

Sometimes doing what’s right brings hardship. An addict who finally seeks help must face all those things he was running from that got him hooked in the first place. Obeying Jesus’ command to …

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