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Needed: A Theology of Suffering

We rarely hear a theology of suffering today. What we are hearing more often is a theology of comfort. “Come to Christ and you will be blessed!” “Pray and God will give you a new car!” “Give God $10 and He will give you $100 back!” The prosperity gospel is not the true

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A WORLD WITHOUT CHRIST is a World Without Compassion

Compassion didn’t come out of nowhere.  It came to the world from God and His incarnate Son. Mercy is not to be found in Christless world.  The standards of a fallen humanity include hardness of heart, cruelty, and malice. The Bible, on the other hand, is a treasure of compassion, as

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TRUE COMPASSION: Suffering Together With

“Compassion” has become one of a growing number of politicized words (like ‘access’ or ‘diversity’) whose meaning has been corrupted beyond redemption. So writes Thomas Sowell the Rose and Milton Friedman Senior Fellow at The Hoover Institution of Stanford University. While I would agree with Sowell that the word has

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No Hope for Today?

Darrow Miller, in an article entitled Agriculture and the Kingdom of God, includes this compelling example of what can happen when missionaries lose sight of the extent of God’s Big Agenda: About twenty years ago, evangelical missionaries moved into the unreached agricultural communities of the poorest province of Guatemala. They

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