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Is the Reformation Still Relevant Today?

In Op-Eds by Hans CombrinkLeave a Comment

We live in a world of multimedia where we connect via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google and YouTube. Our daily lives are run by apps on tablets, smartphones, smartwatches and exercise devices. In the medical field, we benefit from retinal implants, artificial pancreases, bionic limbs and lenses. Technological advances bring us camera pills, tooth chips, brain implants, artificial memory and artificial intelligence — the boundaries between human and machine blurring with every passing day. On October 31, 2017, the world …

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What Happens When Failure Strikes?

In Op-Eds by Aldrin BogiLeave a Comment

Failure is inevitable. Many give up simply because they’ve failed. Worse still, some people label themselves as “failures.” But there’s a marked difference between saying you’ve failed once or twice, or even several times, and calling yourself a failure.

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Is God’s Word Truly My Treasured Possession?

In Op-Eds by Laura FisherLeave a Comment

I confess.  Until joining Biblica a few months ago, I was ignorant about what it takes to get a Bible into my hands – much less the hands of someone in Iraq or North Korea. It’s not so simple. I can go into my local bookstore or go online and have one of thousands of Bibles delivered to my front door in two days. With that complacency and convenience, I have to question… do I truly value God’s Word, The Holy Bible, as a treasured possession?

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What Summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro Taught Me About Pressing On

In Op-Eds by Matthew RuiguLeave a Comment

“Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” —Philippians 3:12-14 In December 2015, four …

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Let Us Celebrate Our God!

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As fervent followers of Jesus, God the Father, and the Holy Spirit, we celebrate the Lord’s amazing work. And as we do, our very lives become the fruit of celebration, bringing more and even greater celebrating.

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Rejoice in the Lord Always and Give Thanks in All Circumstances

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We were eating dinner when the call came in. My wife looked at me expectantly. “Is it her?” I glanced at the phone, then nodded without enthusiasm. The “her” my wife was talking about was our realtor. We were looking for a house. In the past three weeks, we had made offers on four houses. And gotten none of them. That afternoon, we had tried for a fifth. I had no reason to believe this offer would turn out any …