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The Absence of the Eucharist Unleashes Chaos

By |May 30th, 2020|

“For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work. But the one who restrains is to do so only for the present, until he is removed from the scene” (2 Thessalonians 2:7). You don’t really know the value of invisible grace until you are deprived of it. Then you wake up and understand that grace operates both to [...]

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Trump Demands That Churches Re-Open

By |May 22nd, 2020|

President Trump delivered a short but blistering speech to our nation’s governors today demanding the opening of America’s churches “right now” – as in “this weekend”. He noted that houses of worship or not marginal to the health of our nation, they are essential, and then he added: “In American we need more prayer, not less.” He ended [...]

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The Spiritual Fallout of the Lockdown

By |May 19th, 2020|

A few days ago Tucker Carlson of Fox News opened his show with a monologue comparing the “free states” with the “lockdown states”. It was a thinly-veiled reference to the free state/slave state division in American history that led to the Civil War. (The header picture is the 1861 US map of a divided country.) And he was [...]

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A Prayer for Opening

By |May 11th, 2020|

A number of American states have decided to live in fear no longer and are gradually lifting the self-imposed siege against the Coronavirus. What a blessing that is! As our nation begins to release our economy and our society from the shackles of the lockdown, we must accompany each state and the whole opening process in prayer. Please [...]

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