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Chapter contributions: “The Ethics of The Matrix” and “Gremlins and the Second Way.”
Just like the Israelites, we will encounter some giants. Circumstances that seem to make God a liar. The corruption will seem too great, the addiction too strong, or the diagnosis too dire. When the giant you are facing seems too big for God to handle, remember this . . . Jesus was dead. He had been in the grave for three days. When it seemed like it was all over, God proved His power and won the ultimate victory.
– C.M. Alvarez, #NoFear: a 7-Day Devotional
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You can do good work on your own, but for great work, you need a team. Continuing the conversation on the importance and impact of associations. Some Sunday thoughts.
One of the youth pastors at my church used to say, “You are who you run with.” A succinct way of warning against the dangers of associations. Who are we running with? Some Sunday thoughts.
There is a Proverb which states “hope deferred makes the heart sick.” (Proverbs 13 12) This exactly describes the situation of Afghan refugees Some Sunday thoughts on the two year anniversary of the NATO withdrawal from Afghanistan.