Category Archives: Theological Issues

Helping Parents Parent in Turbulent Times!

When Sheri and I were parenting our children, most of those years we were overseas doing that in another culture.  Influenced by a set number of parenting principles developed from our own backgrounds and biblical teaching, our parenting moved forward … Continue reading

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How Important is Your Calling?

This blog post is from Mark Brewster.  He and his wife, Jayne, host Shepherd’s Rest, the Life Impact Lewiston, ID Oasis.  Mark comes to LI from years as a Senior Pastor.  Here he is challenging us to stay true to … Continue reading

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Can the Bible Enlighten Us on the Health Care Debate? (1.42)

Determining what is just and then making good applications for our lives so we are living “justly” is a major Disciple challenge.  An authoritative Bible must be central in that attempt or we move totally off into a swamp of … Continue reading

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With My Subjectivism, How Do I Know I’m Acting Justly? (1.41)

 Who DEFINES Justice?  The believer must take the stance that God defines justice and since His thoughts are not ours, we may not always understand how He looks at a justice issue.  The Gibeonite situation with King David, blows my … Continue reading

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Is Justice Served When Seven “Innocent” Men Are Hanged, and Families Cry? (1.40)

In your situation as a Missionary or Pastor, what “justice issue” have you identified in your realm of influence that needs attention? But how can you be sure it’s a “justice” issue?  Who defines what “justice” is?  Our

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Giving Implements God’s Justice, Heart, and Command to Us (1.37)

As mentioned in my last posts, justice shows up in many issues, and on the mission field in a variety of ways.  Of course, one of those justice issues is what to do with the poor.  Those who want to … Continue reading

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Justice – Implication for Caregivers (1.36)

Considering “justice” today in world missions is an emphasis of the future since a younger cadre of workers is moving to the fields of the world to take on some of the biggest challenges facing mankind — poverty, malaria, war … Continue reading

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The Justice Perspective of the New Cadre of Workers. (1:35)

When we consider the poor, the cry today is for “justice.”  Here’s an application of these post series to Missionary Care.  It seems to me that the post-modern Christian generation is looking at the world through a slight adjustment in … Continue reading

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The Poor – Waxing Eloquent on Republicans & Democrats (1.34)

Give to those who ask, and don’t turn away from those who want to borrow.”  Matt 5:42, the words of Jesus. Besides all the questions raised by this verse, there’s also our political philosophy that pressures the interpretation of this … Continue reading

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How Much Do I Give Away to the Poor? (1.33)

OUCH!  “Give to those who ask, and don’t turn away from those who want to borrow.”  Matt 5:42, the words of Jesus. Convicting words for me, although we are consciously trying to be generous and give out

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