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Are You Perfect?

Of course not! Obviously, no one is perfect except for Christ. So what in the world was James talking about in 1:4? He said, “And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” How could one ever be “perfect and complete, lacking in nothing”? The word…

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The Missing Book

On the outside, it could be one of the coolest libraries in existence. Walking up to the Kansas City Public Library, you will be met with a bookshelf look displaying 22 works, most of which are popular and well known. The titles displayed include Romeo and Juliet, Fahrenheit 451, Charlotte’s Web, Lord of the Rings,…

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What We Do To Fit In

A funny, fictional, story is told about a crafty tailor who decided to trick the Emperor. The tailor told the Emperor he had specially designed him a suit. What made this suit so special is that only certain people could see it and only foolish people wouldn’t be able to see it. Not wanting to…

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The Agonizing Swim

At the time, Bruckner Chase became only the second person to ever swim the 25 miles across Monterey Bay. Many had tried this same swim before, but all except one failed. The reason for failure isn’t what we might expect. It wasn’t the long swim. It wasn’t the temperature of the waters. The reason was…

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Who Are Saints?

Depending on whom we ask this question to, we’re bound to get a variety of answers. Some people think of a “saint” as someone who is just extra good. In Catholicism, a “saint” is someone who is recognized as having an exceptional degree of holiness and likeness to God. Typically, a person is elevated to…

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3 Responses Every Christian Should Have To The Dallas Shootings

It’s out of control. And there’s no sign of it getting better. Everyone is on edge. Everyone is scared. Everyone is looking for someone to blame. So the preverbal “finger pointers” are stabbing in every direction. And yet the actual problem is being ignored. The problem isn’t black people or the #BlackLivesMatter movement. The problem isn’t white…

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The Flood of Neglect

In 1992, Chicago was every bit as busy as it is today. In a growing and thriving city like this, often times repair projects get put on the back burner. The problem started when the city approved the replacement of support pillars on the Kinzie Street Bridge. Unknown to the workers, there was an old…