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  • February 25, 2020

    My cellphone was set to full volume—there was no way I could miss this call. A small tech company had expressed interest in hiring a freelance writer to create promotional material for a new app, and they were considering me. What an impressive addition to my writing portfolio! Actually, it would be the only addition [...]

  • November 19, 2019

    READ: JEREMIAH 17:9-10; EZEKIEL 11:19-20; MATTHEW 15:19 You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Just follow your heart!” or “Listen to your heart!” These seem like cheerful, loving sentiments, don’t they? The only problem is, apart from Jesus, our hearts are sinful, and they are definitely not worth following or listening to. In Jeremiah 17:9, the human [...]

  • October 16, 2019

    A deer's impressive hooves allow her to sprint across an open field at thirty miles per hour. If threatened, she can leap over a six-foot fence and maneuver through rough, hilly terrain to get to a safe place. Where is our safe place? Every nook and cranny in our world is vulnerable. Tragedies are broadcast [...]