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The Manipulators

The Manipulators

When my friend asked me if I could work under intense pressure, I said yes but was wondering how intense this pressure could be. I sent my application and I was selected. It was later I discovered that this company disguises to be a regular company but it is the Church office of the place […]

Pastor, Your Wife Has Needs Too

Pastor, Your Wife Has Needs Too

Ever wondered how you know when someone needs encouragement? Here’s a simple test. It works every time. Check and see if they have a pulse. Pastor, one of the members in your congregation whose heart beats regularly for you is your wife. She’s your No. 1 fan and your No. 2 responsibility after your relationship […]

How To Care For The Aged

How To Care For The Aged

Wouldn’t it be great if our aging parents came with an instruction manual? But no guidebook exists. We don’t have a troubleshooting checklist. Yet, many of us are struggling to navigate the family role-reversal. The parent who cared for us now needs our care. And we are often physically, emotionally, and spiritually exhausted. So, how […]

Mother and Daughter Talk

Mother and Daughter Talk

“And Mom, for my eighteenth birthday . . .” The rest of my daughter’s sentence sounded like an adult in a Charlie Brown special. Anna spoke clearly enough, but I focused on the impending reality of those last four words. “Mom? Mom!” I looked up at my daughter. “I’m sorry . . . what? What […]

Sexual Struggle with Women

Sexual Struggle with Women

For as long as I’ve been in church, I’ve known that sexual sin is a guy’s struggle. Lust, sexual fantasies, pornography, masturbation. These were all things common to man, not common to woman. So what was I to do when my mom’s Victoria’s Secret catalog arrived, and I secretly ogled over the pictures wishing I looked […]

The Longing For a Dad

The Longing For a Dad

To me, the story could be summed up this way: David had a deep longing for a father. He had one, of course, in Jack Cassidy, who was a Broadway star and celebrity in his own right. But Jack divorced David’s mother, and in many ways, he walked out of his son’s life. For the […]

Ramadan Kareem – Al-Maslaha

Ramadan Kareem – Al-Maslaha

The notion of maslaha, as a legal term, has given rise to numerous debates since it was first used, principally by the ulama of the Maliki school, against the firm opposition displayed by the Zahiri school, and in particular by Ibn Hazm. These quarrels were very often ill founded, and it seems that very often it […]

Know The Warning Signs

Know The Warning Signs

We’ve all had that friend that has been in the wrong relationship, right? We want to offer her earth-shattering words of caution or life-changing wisdom that will change her situation. We want save her from what is certain to devastating consequences down the road. (Who am I kidding?!  We want to shake her, until she […]

Caring For The Earth

Caring For The Earth

1. Humans are given the task of stewarding the earth. In the very first book of the Bible-Genesis–God places Adam in the Garden of Eden to “tend and watch over it” (Genesis 2:15). God of course is capable of caring for the earth He created Himself, but it is significant that he assigns this task […]

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