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Thanksgiving Week

Thanksgiving Week Current Events—little or nothing in the morning news for which to be thankful. Colorado LBGQ+ night clubs shooting leaves five dead Deadly earthquake strikes Java, Indonesia Obama to campaign for Warnock before runoff Teams nix World Cup anti-discrimination … Continue reading

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Matthew Becomes a Soundbite Reporter

Matthew 28 In keeping with the trajectory of his Gospel, the focus of Matthew is the launching of Messiah’s kingdom. From his lineage (1:1-18) to John’s announcement (3:2) to the baptism of Jesus and God the Father’s authentication (3:13-17) to … Continue reading

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On Forgiveness and Forgiving Oneself

Seeking An Answer Not infrequently a counselee or a student will inquire about what to do when I cannot forgive myself. Here is my summary answer to the question. Survey the Old Testament If you have read the Old Testament … Continue reading

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Using New Testament Narratives to Give Hope

The Need In one of the first training classes I taught at CCEF, there was a newly appointed counseling pastor from a Baptist church in New Jersey. Stressing the importance of giving hope is now a strategic aspect of teaching … Continue reading

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Contemporary Parenting

This brief news clip in World.org’s September 19 inbox report, Relations, by Juliana Chan Erikson, triggered my thinking about parenting. She reported, “…that first-time dads experience brain shrinkage as they adjust to fatherhood…. Researchers found new dads experienced most of … Continue reading

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