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History, the Confederacy, and Monuments

Recently here on EDN, Robert Cornwall had an excellent article on the need to study history. On that point I completely agree. That said, I thought the view of history in the article he recommended was a bit binary and one sided. To be sure, there is a lot of truth in the description of…

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Ron Higdon: Grace and the Correction of the Sinner

by Dr. Ronald Higdon, retired pastor and author of All I Need To Know I’m Still Learning at 80, In Changing Times: A Guide for Reflection and Conversation and Surviving a Son’s Suicide. We have so much trouble with the word grace because it is such a wild and unpredictable word. Defined as “God’s unmerited favor” it seems…

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Thomas W. Hudgins: Did Jesus Really Pray for Forgiveness from the Cross?

by Dr. Thomas W. Hudgins, professor and translator of Aprenda a Leer el Griego del Nuevo Testamento. blogposts: thomashudgins.com and pineroandhudgins.com.   Open up your English Bible and turn to Luke 23:34. Here’s how the verse reads in the Holman Christian Standard Bible: “And Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.’”…

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Edward W.H. Vick: Doubt

by Dr. Edward W.H. Vick, retired professor, philosopher, and author of Philosophy for Believers, From Inspiration to Understanding: Reading the Bible Seriously and Faithfully, History and Christian Faith, and more!   How utterly disheartening it is when you are in the thick of serious questions and doubts to be told that you should not be…

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William Powell Tuck: How Do I Love my Enemy?

by Dr. William Powell Tuck, friarsfragment.com, retired pastor, professor and author of A Positive Word for Christian Lamenting, The Church Under the Cross, Overcoming Sermon Block, and more! Jesus’ words in Matthew 5:43-44 that we are to love our enemies seems not only difficult but, if we are honest, impossible to put into practice. How, for example, do…

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Ron Higdon: The Challenge of Change

by Ronald Higdon, retired pastor (including intentional interim ministry), adjunct professor, and author of In Changing Times: A Guide for Reflection and Conversation and Surviving a Son’s Suicide A reporter was interviewing an elderly Kentucky farmer and posed an obvious-answer question: “You’ve been farming for over sixty-five years; I bet you’ve seen a lot of changes in that…

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William Powell Tuck: There Are Many Lessons from Failure

by Dr. William P. Tuck, author of The Church Under the Cross, The Journey to the Undiscovered Country, Overcoming Sermon Block: The Preacher’s Workshop, The Last Words from the Cross, Holidays, Holy Days and Special Days: Preaching Through the Year and more! His blogsite is: friarsfragment.com Many people in life have experienced failure. Moses wanted to go into the Promised…

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Liz Brown: Am I Not Enough? Pandora's box flung open

This month, Energion Publications’ author, Dr. Harvey R. Brown, Jr., shares, with her permission, his daughter Liz’s post from her blog, The Single Side. Dr. Brown’s contribution to Energion Publications’ Topical Line Drives Series is a book entitled Forgiveness: Finding Freedom from Your Past. From Dr. Brown: Liz Brown used to be “Bitsy,” but she fired…