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Commentary: Why Christians Will Still Attend Church Sunday

Last Sunday, the morning an international prayer movement for persecuted Christians began, a gunman dressed in black tactical gear opened fire at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas.  He killed at least 26 people and wounded almost everyone at the rural church. As I’ve prayed this week for Christians who are victimized for their

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Hurricane Harvey: My Prayer for Those Devastated by the Destruction

Sometimes tragedy hits too close to home. Last Friday, I couldn’t pull my eyes away from the news coverage about the worst storm in 56 years to roar ashore the Texas Gulf Coast where it hit Rockport, an artisan and fishing community about an hour south of Victoria where I grew up. For much of

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