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January 2014

A SILENT MINISTRY

At first glance it might seem to be a contradiction, but a silent ministry is a vision for reaching out to others without engaging in critical commentary about governmental policies or society’s rejection of those who have failed in various aspects of community life. While…

The Spiritual Care and Feeding of Sheep

The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want, is both a promise of the future and a praise report about His provision and past care. It is a remarkable statement about the confidence we are to feel toward Our Heavenly Father. Lately I have…

DEFORMED RIGHT EAR DISORDER

There once was a plague which struck at the population of a great empire. After thirty five years had gone by there were no dramatic cures or even practical steps toward recovery. Those who were afflicted started to manifest an odd growth on their right…

SLAVERY, SERVITUDE AND SEVERCIDE

There is no point of personal depravity or severity of woundedness that is beyond the grace of God’s healing touch. That is a profound statement of fact, not an utterance of hope for the future. Considering the subject matter of this article we can either…

The Coefficient of Fear

In the complex equation of human desperation, the coefficient of fear is always a prime variable. The calculus of emotion can be used to predict the area of containment which is mediated by the mechanisms of personal restraint. Unfortunately these calculations are devoid of meaning…