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Every Friday I post 5 things from around the web that I think are worth reading/seeing/thinking about.   Some leave me dismayed, discouraged, overwhelmed.  Others make me want to stand up and cheer.   What do you think of my pics this week?  Anything you would add? This is a piece written by someone I’ve worked with

Reconciliation in Scripture

#AskDrB Our next #AskDrB is here! Here’s our latest question, from Juliette in Long Grove, Illinois. Hi Dr. Brenda!  I would like to do a sermon series at my church that traces God’s heart for reconciliation throughout Scripture and helps people to see how reconciliation is at the heart of the gospel itself rather than a “bonus”


Working Definitions

Define That! One of the most important things that needs to be done when having a debate or even just a conversation is defining the terms.  If you and your dialog partner do not agree on the definition of terms, you’ll just talk in circles around each and get nowhere! So, to that end, I have


#Pray4Reform I’d like to draw your attention to immigration today!  Now, I’ll be the first to admit that this is not something that has always been on my radar.   In recent years, though, I’ve been learning more and I truly think we, as Christians and reconcilers, are called to care for the immigrants in our land.



#BringBackOurGirls I hope you all have been following this story.  There are more than 200 school girls being held hostage by a group in Nigeria known as Boko Haram.  They have been in captivity since April and last Friday there was news of a deal between Boko Haram and the Nigerian Government asserting that the girls