Thursday, April 14, 2016

Make Peace


Spirited Life
What an Obscure Old Testament Figure Reveals about Us Gentiles
There's more to the story of Obed-Edom.
Andrew Wilson
The Old Testament features stories of diverse characters whose lives represent God's people: Rahab, the pagan prostitute who trusted the Lord and was saved. Ruth, the immigrant with no inheritance who was redeemed by a distant relative and became part of the royal family. Mephibosheth, the "dead dog" from the wrong clan, crippled in both feet, shameful, yet loved on account of someone else and invited to eat at the king's table forever. Gomer, the serial adulteress whose husband bought her back from slavery. Joshua, the high priest whose filthy garments were replaced with fresh, clean ones.... continue reading >>


Gleanings
Accused MK Counterfeiter Asks To Be Released to YWAM
Son of Uganda missionaries allegedly smuggled $400,000 into US inside child sponsorship pamphlets.
 
The Local Church
Our Parking Team's Reflected Light
We see oceans of asphalt. They see opportunity.
 
Quick to Listen
What One Religious Liberty Scholar Thinks Conservative Christians Have in Common with LGBT Activists
Thomas Berg on what both sides must to do move the polarized situation forward.
 
'The Jungle Book' Honors Tradition and Does Something New
The differences are telling, and so are the similarities.
 
The Exchange
Make Peace
The Christian's best option is love.

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