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The Paradox of Pain

On the face of it, it’s a paradox. “…by his stripes we are healed.”[i] Pain for God is healing for us. The verse suggests an aspect of healing surrounding pain. Let me illustrate with the following story.…

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The Transforming Power of God’s Love

The secular mind can seldom understand a religious one. I listened to this fascinating episode on This American Life where an atheist reporter seeks to understand a certain church located in Colorado. I won’t get into the details here. But while she is turned…

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Can You Work With God and Not Walk With Him?

One morning I read the following statement in the devotional book My Utmost For His Highest by Oswald Chambers, “Many people today are pouring their lives out and working for Jesus Christ, but are not really walking with Him…All that is required is to…

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How Getting Married Made Me a Better Doctor

Two years ago this month I picked up the phone and called to express my feelings and intentions to the woman who would become my wife. We would get married July 24, 2016. I had heard from many how marriage would be a life-changing…