Post Tagged with: "God"

Adjustments lead to clarity

Have you ever experienced a moment where it felt like scales were peeled back from your eyes and you could see something with absolute clarity? Or for you “Matrix” fans (not me!) you decide to take the red pill rather than the blue “to see how deep the rabbit trail goes”? A couple weeks ago, I was blessed to see […]

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Finally recognizing the ‘lovely’ in Paris

When I was in middle school, I decided that I loved Paris. To my young, innocent brain, Paris was where dreams came true and where life was one glamorous adventure. I covered my bedroom with posters, wall hangings and mini statues of the Eiffel Tower and other Paris landmarks. Above all, I promised myself that someday I would visit the […]

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Mixing God, sports in the conversation

Most sportswriters are smarter than to broach the subject of how God views sports. Truth be told, most pastors, theologians and religious leaders know better than to mix the two. However, I?m not that smart, which is why I will share some thoughts on this controversial topic. It?s controversial because those who don?t believe in God don?t have any use […]

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Six Tabor students travel to Thailand in June

Tabor?s newly developed master?s program in entrepreneurial ministry leadership sent six students and one professor on a 10-day trip to Thailand from June 7 to 17. The group visited businesses and church ministries across the country with Khmu, Thai, Burmese and Laotian believers. They visited ministries run by MB Mission, Create International and a variety of local entrepreneurs. They spent […]

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Summer close to home was well spent

As summer quickly approached at the end of last semester, I heard the following phrases countless times: ?Don?t waste your summer.? ?You won?t have summers off in a few years (cue smug smiles from all future teachers in the room).? ?Be intentional this summer.? And so on. Had I not made the decision to transfer to Tabor in the upcoming […]

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Letters, July 8, 2015

Court decision is religious tyranny The recent Supreme Court decision means gay rights now trump religious liberty. The Supreme Court?s decision is nothing more than religious tyranny. We have witnessed the erosion of religious freedom over the last few decades. George Washington in his ?farewell address? warned to remove religious principles would be to lose national morality. A quote from […]

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Freedom?s edge

?We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalien?able rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.? ?THOMAS JEFFERSON The U.S. Supreme Court?s decision last week legalizing same-sex marriage falls in line with Thomas Jefferson?s famous declaration, not to mention what historians […]

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Letters, March 18, 2015

?Parable? not an equal comparison ?The parable of Pete? by Bob Woelk (March 11) is a skillfully written editorial. However, comparing left-handed people to homosexuals is not comparing apples to apples. God has spoken concerning homosexuality and declared it morally wrong, which He did not do about being left-handed: ? ?You shall not lie with a male as with a […]

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Valentine?s Day: how sweet it is

In 270 A.D., the Roman Emperor Claudius II outlawed marriage for young battle-worthy males because he believed married men made second-rate soldiers. He wanted a land full of fighters, not lovers. A born romantic turned bishop named Valentine believed that marriage was intended by God and refused to obey this law. To aide in continuing this natural process, he continued […]

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Reality interrupts season’s calm

“Silent night…? While walking out in the fields on the farm at night, I am struck by the stillness of the world around me. It nearly takes my breath away. ?Holy night…? Holy? Yes. It feels like there is a sense of the extra-ordinary when the world is silent, broken only by the sounds of nature as they fill up […]

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