Category Archives: Web Links

War Room: Hope or Hype?

Dear friends,So the War Room movie hit #1 status in the box offices, and that’s pretty amazing for an overtly Christian film. Immediately, my Facebook feed filled with glowing endorsements from my friends. “This movie is awesome! You must go … Continue reading

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A Clump of Sadness :: Suicide Prevention Week

This afternoon and evening I have been feeling a bit moody and sad.I was (and still am) tired from not choosing the right amount of sleep and balanced nutrition these past few days. I missed my thyroid pill in the morning. … Continue reading

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Lynn’s Story: A Dangerous Engagement (DV Interview #3)

Lynn’s Story: A Dangerous Engagement(Why Did I Stay So Long in a Dysfunctional “Christian” Relationship?) “Lynn” is not her real name, but this is her real story. Rather than use the same questions as the other participants in my domestic violence … Continue reading

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On Patriarchy, Scandal, Abuse… and Grace

My 10 children and two not-picture-happy grandsons (and two more grandsons yet to be born) in an impromptu family photo on Easter 2014 Dear friends, My heart is very weary these days reading stories about scandal in churches, religious organizations, … Continue reading

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Vision Forum and Friends: Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus

Dear friends, Welcome to my new blog visitors.  This has been a really high traffic post for me, with nearly 3,000 page views from November 1-12 and a total of over 7,000 by the end of May. There is a follow-up … Continue reading

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Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us (Strength in Hymn)

Savior, like a shepherd lead us,Much we need Thy tender care;In Thy pleasant pastures feed us,For our use Thy folds prepare.Blessed Jesus, blessed Jesus!Thou hast bought us, Thine we are.Blessed Jesus, blessed Jesus!Thou hast bought us, Thine we are. We … Continue reading

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Sovereign Grace and Saving Face (Amended Sexual Abuse Lawsuit)

Dear friends,It’s been an interesting and often disheartening week or so in the blogosphere following the recent developments in the (now largely dismissed) sexual abuse lawsuit against Sovereign Grace Ministries, two SGM congregations, and several of its current and former … Continue reading

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