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God Will Bend You. He Won't Break You.

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"We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed." 2 Corinthians 4:8...

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How Do Christians Respond to Politics?

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DAY 5 | How Do Christians Respond to Politics? Some will go to war. Prepare for battle, march in the parades, picket lines or protests, and fight the system, while others fight to get our country back to a moral majority, and elect candidates hoping to save our country. Christians are on all sides and can't really find unity here either. They are often left feeling frus...

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What the Bible Says About God and Government?

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DAY 4 | What Does the Bible Say About God and Government? When the terrible injustice of the George Floyd killing hit the news, it was obvious that this going to make hard times even harder. From the pandemic to protests, riots, and racial tensions reaching an all-time high, I wept for our country. I opened God's Word and reached out to others. I talked to every black pe...

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Bad Ideas of Christians About Government | Dangerous River #3

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Day 3 | Bad Ideas Christians Have about Government | Dangerous River #3 Every year in Arizona, there are stories all over the news about people trying to cross over flooded washes during monsoon season. Heavy rains come and flood streets and crazy drivers filled with a tad too much courage go rogue and punch the Prius through a raging river, thinking they'll be fine! It n...

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Bad Ideas of Christians About Government | Dangerous River #2

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Day 2 | Bad Ideas Christians Have about Government | Dangerous River #2 I have logged more than a thousand miles as class 3-4 whitewater rafting guide. Each summer we would mourn the loss of those that lost their lives on the river. The greatest challenge people face in rivers is that they underestimate the river and overestimate themselves. Ideas are powerful, and unfort...

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Bad Ideas of Christians About Government | Dangerous River #1

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Day 1 | Bad Ideas Christians Have about Government | Dangerous River #1 Have you ever had a bad idea and just ran with it? As a teenager, I remember my buddy and I were out driving his 4x4, when we drove up to a flooded creek that turned into a small river. Underestimating the power of the current, and overestimating the truck, my buddy slapped the dash and said, "The hea...

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Five Steps Forward In Today's Times

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DAY 7 | FIVE STEPS FORWARD IN TODAY'S TIMES The hope is for the Christian is to engage, not retreat. It's to step forward not back. Below are 5 steps you can take to grow in unity, in the midst of diversity. 1.Listen before you label. We have to stop shutting others down and listen more. We too easily fail to engage the person and feed on the problems. We all have to ad...

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What’s Wrong with the BLM Movement?

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DAY 6 | What's Wrong with the BLM Movement? As a Christian, who loves Jesus and believes in the Bible there is a lot wrong with the movement. I will only address three agendas, they have openly communicated they are seeking to accomplish in our world. What is the BLM movement as an organization seeking to do? 1. It's seeking to dismantle the Imago Dei in saying: "Wedism...

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BlackLivesMatters.com | What Do They Believe?

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DAY 5 | BlackLivesMatters.com | What Do They Believe? According to the Black Lives Matter website, they say the following about themselves and their beliefs. "We make space for transgender brothers and sisters to participate and lead." "Wedismantle cisgender (Identity corresponds with birth sex) privilege and uplift Black trans folk, especially Black trans women." "W...

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What Is Intersectionality?

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DAY 4 | What Is Intersectionality? In creating the BLM movement, I do have to say they use a wide vocabulary that will challenge the average reader to grab a dictionary. There are many educated people in their movement, from pastors, to street preachers, to professors, to politicians. There is an organized effort to use a common language. We should know that words matte...

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