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  • Jesus & the Children: Pondering Children as Pride Detectors

    March 20, 2006

    One thing to watch for when assessing a person's spiritual fitness for ministry is how he or she relates to children. Put a child in the room and watch. This is what Jesus did to make his point. Children are the litmus paper to expose the presence of pride.

  • Learning about Pain from Luther, Bunyan & the Bible

    March 6, 2006

    One of God’s gifts to us in suffering is that we are granted to see and experience depths of his Word that a life of ease would never yield. Let Bunyan and Luther encourage us to lean on God’s Word as never before in times of affliction.