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Monthly Archives: October, 2016

Conservative Christians Need to Stop Throwing Galatians 3:28 out the Window

For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to promise. (Gal …

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Celebrate: Come On! — Dr Liam Goligher’s final sermon on the book of Esther

Celebrate: Come On! Esther 9:20-10:3 Dr. Goligher finishes his series on Esther by looking at the aftermath of the great deliverance of the Jewish people by the unseen hand of God. The Festival of Purim was instituted as a community celebration to be a “standing reminder of this remarkable victory.” Dr. Goligher points out and expands upon …

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“Choosing Him All Over Again” by Juana Mikels — reviewed by Avid Reader

We have slightly condensed this book review. Full version here on Amazon. UPSIDE DOWN It takes a tremendous amount of courage to open up about very private life experiences. That’s what Juana Mikels does so well in this book. You feel like you’re having a cup of coffee with her as she takes you through her …

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Thursday Thought — His Attachment to Payback

Women who are in unhealthy relationships struggle with the question “Is my partner’s behavior normal?” You may wonder whether the problem is that you’re just too sensitive, or that your expectations are unrealistic.  One way to get clear on the nature of your partner’s problem is to notice when he gets you back for doing …

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Look Out for People Who Demand Personal Attention – A Common Sign of an Abuser

Then the disciples came and said to him, “Do you know that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this saying?” He answered, “Every plant that my heavenly Father has not planted will be rooted up. Let them alone; they are blind guides. And if the blind lead the blind, both will fall into a …

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Untwisting Scriptures – An Excellent New Book by Rebecca Davis

Our friend and ally Rebecca Davis has just published a new book, Untwisting Scriptures that were used to tie you up, gag you, and tangle your mind. [affiliate link*]  We asked her to put together a description of it for us to post here at ACFJ. So here is her book. I (JeffC) have read …

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