LEARNING MY LINES . . .

. . . discovering what it means to follow Jesus, seeing my story swept up into his . . .

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A Physician’s Chat On Transgender

Imagine having to grow up in today’s world as your body goes through that very natural and God-ordained transformation from being that of child, to being that of an adult. Puberty has become so complex because the questions “What’s happening…
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Transitioning and Truth

The news Lia Thomas received last week was not what Lia Thomas wanted. You might know Thomas as the news-worthy male college swimmer from the University of Pennsylvania who became the first openly transgender college athlete to win a Division…
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TEACHING GOD’S DESIGN FOR SEX AND GENDER: TRUTH #2

Conversations about sex and gender are front and center in today’s world. Consequently, our children and teens. . . and even ourselves. . . are swimming in a directive cultural soup that maps out what to believe about sex and gender, along…
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A Prayer For Memorial Day

Over the course of the last few years I’ve come to appreciate the prayers Scotty Smith has written to guide us as we pray. I have found that written prayers are most helpful in guiding me to remember both how…
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What About Harrison Butker?

Let’s get this out of the way. . . right away: I don’t like the Kansas City Chiefs. Perhaps the fact that I’m a Philadelphia Eagles fan has something to do with that. Truth be told, it has everything to…
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A Prayer For Families

On this Mother’s Day weekend. . . Heavenly Father, You are the one who made all things and declared all things “good!” Thank you for creating the family and including it in those things that are “good!” Thank you for…
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Parenting: Who’s In Charge?

Scripture has a way of punching us in the gut, doesn’t it? It’s amazing how God’s unchanging Word is able to expose not only the spirit of the times (or as Paul calls it, “The course of this world”), but…
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