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Hope Is as Close as the Risen Christ

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This post was first published officially on the Lexham Press blog: https://blog.lexhampress.com/2018/08/29/hope-is-as-close-as-the-risen-christ/. Attending a women’s seminary in South Hadley, Massachusetts, for a year, she was pulled from the school by her father in 1848 due to her fragile emotional state that chafed beneath the school’s institutional tone, strict rules, and invasive religious practices. Finding herself averse to many of the …

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The Monster Within

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This post was first published officially on the Lexham Press blog: http://blog.lexhampress.com/blog/2017/10/30/the-monster-within. My wife loves to observe a day many love to hate: All Hallows’ Eve, the night folks traditionally prepared for All Saints Day by scaring the spit out of demons. For several weeks she’s been taking me to look at costumes, hoping to make trick-or-treating memorable. I, on …

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How God’s Grace Frees Us to Take a Risk

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This post was first published officially on the LogosTalk (12-May-17) and KeyLife (19-Oct-17) blogs: https://blog.logos.com/2017/05/gods-grace-frees-us-take-risk/ | http://www.keylife.org/articles/how-gods-grace-frees-us-to-take-a-risk-by-dan-bush. Popular Science magazine ran an intriguing story in July 1999 about the first man in space, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. Fearful that Gagarin would defect if his Vostok spacecraft reentered the atmosphere anywhere but over Soviet territory, the Russian space program rigged it …

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Why Vulnerability Is Critical For Genuine Connection

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This post was first published officially on the LogosTalk blog: https://blog.logos.com/2017/06/vulnerability-critical-genuine-connection/. A friend of mine from college is an avid mountain climber (see picture attached to this post). Four out of seven days, you won’t find him at home, but out hiking in the hills and pushing toward the summit of one of Colorado’s peaks. Most of us dislike anything …

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How Faith Becomes Trust When Your World Falls Apart

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This post was first published officially on the LogosTalk blog: https://blog.logos.com/2017/05/faith-becomes-trust-world-falls-apart/. Seven years ago, my world fell apart. At the time I was living in Scotland and, for deeply personal reasons, had to leave on the heels of my residency. I’d spent weeks packing all of my household goods and books. I sold my car. The movers finally came and …

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Discovering Your “True Self” in Christ

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This post was first published officially on the LogosTalk blog: https://blog.logos.com/2017/02/discovering-true-self-christ/. Reading a Daniel Bush book is always a delight! —Steve Brown Discover the beautiful truth that Steve Brown and so many others have found at the core of Daniel Bush’s writing. His new book, Undefended, is born from Bush’s personal experiences as a pastor and counselor and all the …

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Listening to Emotions—and Learning Love

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This post was first published officially on the FaithLife blog: https://blog.faithlife.com/blog/2017/01/listening-to-emotions-and-learning-love/. Another Christmas and New Year are in the books, and soon the decorations will be repacked in basement boxes, the tree taken down, and the last leftovers devoured. Life will return to “normal,” and we’ll settle into the struggle to get the year correct on our checks. Yet for …

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Tickets to the State of Guilt

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This post was first published officially on the KeyLife blog: http://www.keylife.org/articles/tickets-to-the-state-of-guilt-by-daniel-bush-noel-due. True doctrine never stands alone, as a cudgel in our hands with which to batter our opponents. The truth liberates, bringing us into a realm of love, joy, peace, goodness, and hope, heretofore entirely unknown. In short, the Truth, Jesus, speaks the truth of his gospel into our hearts, …