Restore 117

The Lord loves justice (Ps. 33:5).  He challenges us, “Listen you leaders. Should you not embrace justice?” (Mic. 3:1) Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow. (Isa. 1:17)  That is God’s call to us.  How do we answer?  Here are…

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restore justice

Our justice system is broken.  Can it be restored?  If we believe God is the restorer of all things, that He makes all things new, then that must include broken systems.  Here is a quick look at how to actually restore justice in three steps. Step One:  Acknowledge the Problem. Our friends at Alcoholics Anonymous…

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immigrant

A profound question.  “Dear God, it’s me Ruth.” She wrote. “I learned you love people like me in Sunday School.  But people act like my mom and me don’t belong.  Did I do something bad?” What do you tell a Dreamer like Ruth? What do you say to Ruth?  Brought to the U.S. from Honduras…

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April Fools

April 1st is a day of pranks.  Commonly referred to as April Fools’ Day, there have been some good pranks.  Maybe you’ve done a few yourself.   I’ll share a few famous April Fools’ Day pranks before sharing what I believe is the best April Fools’ joke ever. Some great April Fools’ jokes. I thought my…

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St. Patrick's

We took our sons to Ireland many years ago.  Joseph (pictured) still has the hat.  He also bought a big leprechaun hat, but there are some pictures a freshman in college refuses to show.  Ireland is a beautiful island with friendly people and a rich history – including St. Patrick.  Knowing this Irish story allows…

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