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Appearance of Evil

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. Abstain from all appearance of evil. And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Thessalonians 5:21–23    Live in a manner worthy of […]

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From Clement of Rome, we learned to promote church unity by honoring God-appointed officebearers. Ignatius and Polycarp were also prominent church leaders after the apostles died. Both were martyred, and through this they teach us to be ready to die for Christ’s sake.  The Men  Ignatius was born around the year 30 AD, and his […]

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Special Needs

The world in which special needs children live today is much different than it was only a generation ago. I can vividly remember stories from my cousin about having a special needs child integrated into his classroom at Heritage Christian School back in the late 1980s. This was a first for Protestant Reformed Special Education […]

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It’s the Heart That Counts

You’ve probably heard the saying, “don’t judge a book by its cover.” Due to our human nature, we tend to look at outward appearance instead of focusing on what is on the inside, which is what really matters. Just like a book’s cover, people may look different and have things that they deal with that […]

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Life Inside the Home

  It’s 5:15 in the morning and the wake-up alarms are going off in the bedrooms. Some residents may hit snooze a time or two. Others may get right up and start the day. You may be aware of the routine your family has in the morning, but what about adult foster care homes or […]

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Honoring the Lord’s Name

I have a hard time speaking up when I hear people taking the Lord’s name in vain, especially when it’s my friends and family using slang phrases like “Oh my goodness” or “Oh my word.” Do you have any simple responses to help me stand up for God’s name, while doing this in love and […]

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