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Episode 36 – Teaching the Bible: 1 John

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Caring about Love and Sex

Are you paying attention to the lies that are creeping in to the church? New Testament scholar and culture-watcher Dr. Michael Kruger points out that one of the most widespread of these false ideas says that Christians should care more…
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How Should We Love?

Our kids are growing up in a world where it is believed that to love someone is to affirm them in whatever they desire or pursue. But this is not love at all. As Christians, Jesus tells us that we…
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What is Real Love?

Do you remember your first crush? I was thinking about my own middle school years when I recently heard a pop music star ruminate on how enjoyable those initial feelings of infatuation really are. For me, infatuation left me feeling…
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Loving as Jesus Loved

The Bible tells us that one of the evidences of the fact that we have been born again and are in Christ is love. Followers of Jesus are called to love each other because we’ve been loved by God. The…
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Valentine’s Day, Kids, and Sexuality

It’s Valentines Day – a day when many of us go out of our way to say “I love you” to those who are special to us. Parents, do you know that expressing love and paying attention to your children…
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Episode 20 – Teaching the Bible: John 3:16-21

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Love is a Decision

I love C.S. Lewis’s corrective to our culture’s mis-definition and misunderstanding of “love”: “Love, in the Christian sense, does not mean an emotion. It is a state not of the feelings but of the will; the state of the will…
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Is Love Love?

One of the cultural mantras you will hear in today’s world is this, “love is love.” In fact, you are likely to hear your kids use the love is love phrase as an expression of their beliefs regarding sexual and…
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Judging In Love

My friend, youth worker Jeff Travis, offers this timely advice to parents and youth workers alike: “As culture has pushed further and further away from anything that could be interpreted as judgmental, I think there has been an even further…
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