Archive | March, 2012

Rooted in Reality: Building Character, Part 1

You will know them by their fruits.   Matthew 7:16 Several years ago, the Dallas Morning News reported that an elderly North Dallas couple, the Davenports, were sitting at home one quiet evening, enjoying a delicious meal. As they finished up, a burglar broke into their house, pointed a gun at them, and demanded money. […]

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The Flower of Forgiveness

  Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other,  just as God in Christ also has forgiven you. Ephesians 4:32 NASB Forgiving the misdeeds of others against us would be easy if it were as simple and satisfying as accepting their humble apologies as they came crawling to us in abject brokenness. It would be […]

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When Fear Is at the Door

Fear knocked at the door.  Faith answered.  No one was there. – Unknown Fear’s been knocking at the door a lot. Events over which I have no control have hounded me relentlessly this past year, leaving me to feel as if I am bobbing helplessly along in a swift river toward a massive waterfall – something […]

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