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Monthly Archives: February, 2016

Don’t be Guilted by the “Gossip Card”

Many thanks to one of our readers for writing the following to us: It’s not called gossip once a wife’s murder is reported after many years of hidden domestic abuse, but it’s called gossip if she talks about it before her murder. It’s not called gossip when it is reported that a company/man goes into bankruptcy, …

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Wise as Serpents: The Seductive Beauty of Evil  (Part 11 of sermon series)

As we continue to consider the nature and tactics of evil and those who are its emissaries, we must once again remind ourselves that this darkness cannot overcome the Light of Christ. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your …

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Examples of the Wicked Things “Christians” are Telling Abuse Victims

The word of the LORD came to me: “Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel; prophesy, and say to them, even to the shepherds, Thus says the Lord GOD: Ah, shepherds of Israel who have been feeding yourselves! Should not shepherds feed the sheep? You eat the fat, you clothe yourselves with the …

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Let’s Get “Do Not Judge” Right and Stop Using it to Justify the Wicked

Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Or how …

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Hidden Cameras: Everything You Need to Know About Covert Recording, Undercover Cameras & Secret Filming

In the wrong hands, secret cameras can ruin lives — but they can also prove wrong-doing and do good. BBC Panorama producer Joe Plomin takes the reader through the ethical minefields in this ground-breaking book.  – John Sweeney, BBC reporter Hidden Cameras: Everything You Need to Know About Covert Recording, Undercover Cameras and Secret Filming, …

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In accounts of violence, context is everything. For example: when Kathy Keller smashed plates with a hammer.

Kathy Keller once smashed plates with a hammer in order to get her husband Tim Keller to listen to her. She had been repeatedly telling him that he was working too hard and it was harming their marriage and family (see The Meaning Of Marriage (google books) and Christian Post interview with Kathy and Tim Keller). Tim and Kathy tell the anecdote about …

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