Being a Pastor and Speaking Out In Today’s Culture

A pastor I know recently told me that he was criticized for being “too political.” He has heard such an indictment throughout his ministry, he said. Today he leads a major ministry in the U.S. battling daily for the rights of pastors to speak so that believers can speak. His prophetic word upsets the establishment. …

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Are You Whole?

by Sandra Barnes In today’s society, single people are constantly bombarded with messages that can affect our self-image. Television commercials show happy, smiling couples involved in activities from eating to buying cars. Magazines, books, and movies also present perfect couples and families. Very few of these mediums recognize and applaud singlehood. Little wonder many of …

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The God I Know

by Angela V. Rohse “Angela? Would you join me here please?” For some reason the pastor was motioning me to come forward from the back row of the crowded Sunday service at church. I was holding my husband’s Holy Communion because he hadn’t returned to his seat from ushering, so I had no choice but …

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