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Peacemaker Conference LiveBlogs

In just a few hours, I will be leaving to serve at The 2015 Peacemaker Conference: The Rhythm of Peace. In addition to teaching, I also have the joy of liveblogging the plenary sessions. If you have no idea what liveblogging is, you are in good company! I just heard the term for the first time a few years ago. Basically, LiveBlogs provide continuous …

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2015 Peacemaker Conference LiveBlog #1: Wess Stafford

Live Blog 2015 Peacemaker Conference Plenary 1: Wess Stafford

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2015 Peacemaker Conference LiveBlog #2: Jim Daly

Live Blog 2015 Peacemaker Conference Plenary 2: Jim Daly

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Peacemaker Conference LiveBlog #3: Kimm Carr

Live Blog 2015 Peacemaker Conference Plenary 3: Kimm Carr

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Peacemaker Conference LiveBlog #4: Chip Zimmer – “Embracing the Future, Remembering the Past”

Live Blog Peacemaker Conference LiveBlog #4: Chip Zimmer  

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How Fred Responded When I Asked Him Last Week if I Had Ruined His Life

Last week was a particularly hard week for Fred and me. At one point, seeing the marks of searing pain on Fred’s face (again), I was overcome by the sense that all of his worst suffering in life was because of me. (Maybe not entirely because of me, since, sure, I know my theology and I know we have three real enemies: Satan, the world, our flesh. …

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My Detective in Adult Violent Crimes – The Finest Law Enforcement Official My Attorney Has Ever Met

I just had the truly amazing privilege of meeting (and thanking) in-person the investigating detective on my sexual assault case. (The adult violent crime prosecutor’s office sent me to him back when I first reported the assault .) Even my attorney said that Detective Scott Morrison is the finest, most professional law enforcement official with whom he has ever worked. …

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Tackling Two (Irrational) Fears

I’m continuing to prep for my women’s retreat this weekend (“Fear Not”) and sometimes I’m just laid out on my face before the Lord over the profound, applicable truths that God is graciously helping me to unearth and begin to understand. But in addition to the “deep stuff,” I’m also chuckling over and truly enjoying some of the fears that …

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Paige Benton Brown: In the Temple – The Glorious and Forgiving God (The Gospel Coalition National Women’s Conference LiveBlog)

(I’m already beginning to pray for friends who are serving at next year’s The Gospel Coalition Women’s Conference: Resurrection Life in a World of Suffering. I hope that you can be at the conference June 16-18, 2016 in Indianapolis! I am so excited to hear from some of the finest teachers on these important topics—Kathleen Nielson, Rosaria Butterfield, Don Carson, Nancy …

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How to Love a Mentally Ill Addict (Who Happens to be Your Mother)

First off, let me start out by saying that I really don’t like the title of this post. I’m leaving it as is, however, because I have learned that a provocatively (but still relatively accurate) blog title reaches more people than a merely accurate blog title. (As the stats for my “It’s a Grace to be Fat” article easily attest …

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