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Hard Reality and Glorious Promise

Hard Reality and Glorious Promise

 Thirty years ago, Hugh Dwyer grew up in our neighborhood with an alcoholic and then absent father. When he embraced the Gospel at age 13 after getting connected with our Stockade boy’s club several years earlier, God set Hugh on a path that leads to life,...

This Is My Father’s World

This Is My Father’s World

This is my father's worldand to my listening ears  all nature sings, and round me rings,  the music of the spheres. Somehow, riding the subway at 6:00 in the morning in mid-winter darkness, a couple of days a week (to do lap swimming), doesn’t lend itself to hearing...

The Prince of Peace

The Prince of Peace

Knowing that the spiritual battle will rage until that moment, we should not be discouraged nor agitated that it continues in our time. Neither should we retreat into a bunker mentality and passively wait until the warfare is ended. Continue reading

Three Card Monte

Three Card Monte

Fordham Road, a very busy street just around the corner from me, I encounter a game called Three Card Monte. It’s a version of the old shell game. The game is usually played with a red ace and two identical black cards. You watch closely Continue reading

Even If You Should Suffer: Thoughts on the Supreme Court’s Latest Ruling

Even If You Should Suffer: Thoughts on the Supreme Court’s Latest Ruling

In I Peter 3: 14 we are given an essential perspective for facing the coming cultural upheaval the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex ‘marriage’ will generate: “But even if you should suffer for righteousness sake, you will be blessed.” Much of the response to that arrogant redefining of the God-given, universally accepted and historically practiced “natural marriage” from Christian and conservative writers has been to warn of further efforts to punish and silence those who oppose Continue reading

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