What is the Christian perspective of me dating as a single parent?


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Don’t Miss the Second Resurrection

Anyone charged with preaching or teaching God’s Word on a consistent basis knows there is not a debate as to what to teach during Easter. Whether it’s a sermon series, Sunday School curriculum, or small group discussion, our attention is always focused on the amazing miracle of Christ rising from the dead. This, of course, …

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Christians Should Be Fighters

Fight the Good Fight There is a lot of fighting going on in our world. In sports, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao squared off in a highly anticipated boxing duel last week. NBA teams are fighting through playoffs. Young draft picks are now fighting to make it onto NFL fields. American Pharoah fought his way …

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Desires of Your Father

December 12, 2016 Ty, You are now a teenager and very much a young man. I could not be more proud or filled with joy to be your father. I say many things to you and to others so words are never my problem. This letter, however, has been in my mind for quite some …

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Exposing Exposition

Interested in biblically faithful preaching? Here are two questions you need to be able to answer. What is expository preaching? Expository preaching shares a common trait with many other subjects related to Christianity. In the discussion of exposition, there is a common vocabulary, but various dictionaries. In certain conservative circles expository preaching is a resurging …

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God and Gender

The Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, signed into North Carolina law last year, otherwise known as the “bathroom bill,” touched off a firestorm of debate and dialogue about gender. The Trump administration recently withdrew Obama-era protections for transgender students in public schools that let them use bathrooms and facilities corresponding with their gender identity. …

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How To Make The Right Decision

Pastor, how do I know I am making the right decision? Some questions seem to get asked more than others, and the one written above is one of the questions I hear most often. I would like to make a humble attempt at answering this question. Granted, all situations are different. This question is asked …

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Whose Life Matters?

Virtually everyone reading this has an opinion about the current public debate concerning the relationship between citizens and those in law enforcement. Those in the Black Lives Matter movement feel strongly that African Americans have been the unjust recipients of police brutality and lethal force for too long. The recent murderous attacks upon police officers …

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Making Members Counselors

I vividly remember sitting in pastoral counseling class over a decade ago when my professor said something I’ve never forgotten. He asked, “When do you become someone’s counselor?” After allowing a few seconds for us to think he answered, “You become someone’s counselor when they walk up to you and say, ‘Hey, you got a …

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