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Lent and Life with Amy Boucher Pye

Lent, Amy Boucher Pye, The Living Cross:Exploring God's Gift of Forgiveness and New Life, fasting, Easter, Bible, New Testament, Old Testament

Lent can be a mystery for many non-liturgical Christians. In a recent interview, author Amy Boucher Pye discussed what it means and how to observe it. I’m currently reading her new book: The Living Cross: Exploring God’s Gift of Forgiveness and New Life. An American  married to a English clergyman, Amy lives with her family […]

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Preparing for Your Future Life with Forgiveness Today

future life and forgiveness, spiritual issues, premarital counseling, dealing with past relationships, Christian forgiveness needs.

“You need to prepare for your future life with forgiveness,” the pastor said during our premarital counseling back in the Dark Ages. He sent us off for a week to think and pray about people we had hurt in our past. We needed to contact them, tell how we believed we had hurt them, and […]

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Utmost Ongoing: Reflections on the Legacy of Oswald Chambers

Utmost Ongoing: Reflections on the Legacy of Oswald Chambers, Biddy Chambers, Joni Eareckson Tada, My Utmost for His HIghest, essays about Oswald Chambers

I’ve written an essay for Utmost Ongoing: Reflections on the Legacy of Oswald Chambers. Published by Discovery House in October, 2017, Utmost Ongoing honors Oswald Chambers’ ministry 100 years following his death through a series of essays. I’ve written a great deal about My Utmost for His Highest on my blog. (See a list of […]

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Time and My Utmost for His Highest

Time, My Utmost for His Highest, Mrs. Oswald Chambers, Oswald Chambers, December 31 Utmost reading, forgiveness, how to think about the past and future

The time reading in My Utmost for His Highest  on December 31 is one of my favorites. I’ve been writing about My Utmost for His Highest, Biddy and Oswald every Friday in 2017. I’m concluding the year with Oswald’s reflection on time. (Here’s the full list of blog posts–nearly 80). Dr. Ken Boa noted that […]

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Happy Reformation Day!

October 31 is considered Reformation Day in the Lutheran Church. (Of which I am a member). October 31, 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther hammering his 95 Theses on the Wittenberg Church door. It’s important to note that Luther was not attempting to overturn the Roman Catholic Church of which he was a […]

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