Tag: gospel

Black and Blue: Healing The Wounds of Racial Injustice
March 4, 2016

Black History Month is behind us and I can’t help but think about the murky future that is yet to unfold before us as a nation. Eight years ago, I could not have anticipated the extent to which we would regress in terms of racial relations. I had been the second in my family to earn a graduate degree. My recent appointment as a Staff Member with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship was, for me, an accomplishment….

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The Gospel: God’s Power
January 29, 2016

For I am not ashamed of the gospel; it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who has faith… (Romans 1:16) Gary Haugen, founder of International Justice Mission, established a daily ½ hour prayer meeting for his organization.  Every day at 11:00 the whole office stops work, gathers in the conference room, and prays.  When asked about this Gary responds, “We had to ask ourselves a question, ‘What power do we really believe…

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What is the gospel?
January 19, 2016

The Gospel: What it is and why it matters I sat at a border crossing in the middle of the Albanian refugee crisis. My team and I had been sitting at this particular border for three hours. A boy of about 10 had offered to wash our windows as we drove in. Now, that same little boy was leaning into the back of a Mercedes. He emerged holding an M16 assault rifle and then quickly…

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