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A Lament for the Soldier’s Widow

Great is your mercy, O Lord; give us life according to your justice. Our leader cannot, will not, show mercy and compassion to widows. How could you, O Lord, allow such a soulless man be our leader? Would you cut … Continue reading

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Fighting Fire with Prayer

You are not a God who delights in wickedness; evil will not sojourn with you. He denigrates women and advocates violence toward those who dare to oppose him. O Lord, your tolerance of this evil causes my heart to break. … Continue reading

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Pray Your Tears

About ten years ago I got a phone call that no one ever wants to get. My wife called me to tell me that my nephew and youngest son Caleb’s best friend, Josh Bixler, had put a hand gun to … Continue reading

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The Song

Mary stood outside by the tomb weeping. – John 20:11 Not too long ago I read an article in The Atlantic about the state of Jazz in America. It was written by a man named David Hadju where he describes … Continue reading

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Good Friday

A LAMENT FOR GOOD FRIDAY I cry out to you, O Lord, I say, “You are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living.” For I am a world-class sinner and my relentless transgressions are ever before me. … Continue reading

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