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Being a Christian in the world today isn’t always easy. Find help from God’s Word for navigating some of the issues that come up in everyday life.

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Abusers at church?

There’s a man in prison who watches Time of Grace and writes me grateful, encouraging, and faith-filled letters. One day, however, I came across…

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The cross and your abortion

“It’s kind of an emergency,” a woman from church insisted as she handed me her phone. That’s when I heard the confession of her…

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Does life begin at conception?

“Is our couch sinful?” I asked my daughters as we discussed the issue of abortion during a family devotion. “No,” my youngest said, “unless…

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Does life begin at recognition

Last night my daughters and I got into an unexpected discussion about when life begins. Without tipping my hand, I asked the girls when…

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Does life begin when babies can survive?

Dr. Willie Parker doesn’t believe that performing abortions conflicts with his faith in God. Why? In describing abortion, he writes, “Before twenty-two weeks, a…

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Does life begin at desire

In exploring people’s answers to, When does life begin? I discovered that some say, “When the mother wants a baby.” Since every child should…

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Does life begin at birth?

One of the top five answers to, When does life begin? is “At birth.” Once out of the womb, we’re no longer looking at…

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The issue regarding abortion

Given how frequent, emotional, and personal abortions are, we need a God-given foundation for what we believe and why we believe it. Since many…

Life’s Challenges

God gets your abuse

Have you ever been going through something in life and had a conversation with someone who truly understood what you were going through? Maybe…

Life’s Challenges

God loves the abused

A few years back, a pastor told me about the funny way our minds do math. He had just read a study that said…

Life’s Challenges

Abuse is not your fault

As I prepared a series of messages on the topic of abuse, I sent my first drafts to a woman I knew who specialized…

Life’s Challenges

God hates abuse

A man came to my office and confessed to me that he had been abusive with his girlfriend. After expressing my grave concern for…