1 Corintios 13: Fe, Esperanza y Amor

Por Stephen W. Hiemstra El amor es paciente, es bondadoso. El amor no es envidioso ni jactancioso ni orgulloso. No se comporta con rudeza, no es egoísta, no se enoja fácilmente, no guarda rencor. El amor no se deleita en la maldad sino que se regocija con la verdad. Todo lo disculpa, todo lo cree, […]

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Guest Blogger David Wilkinson: Answer the Call!

Our guest blogger today is Chaplain David Wilkinson of the Loudoun County Fire and Rescue. Answer the Call! The recruitment campaign for Loudoun County Fire and Rescue has a double meaning for those who serve as Chaplains. We answer not only the call to help people, but also a call from God. Without the call from God, […]

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Friedman Brings Healing by Shifting Focus from Individuals to the Family

Edwin H. Friedman.  1985.  Generation to Generation:  Family Process in Church and Synagogue.  New York:  Gilford Press [1]. Review by Stephen W. Hiemstra Families matter more than normal (individualistic) intuition suggests.  A death in the family may leave one person with chronic migraine headaches; another may develop back pain or experience a heart attack; a third […]

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White: The Second Fall and the Christian Call

James Emery White.  2004.  Serious Times: Making Your Life Matter in an Urgent Day.  Downers Grove. Review by Stephen W. Hiemstra Walking through the bookstore at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary [1] in Charlotte, NC a book by James Emery White caught my eye. The title was: Serious Times: Making Your Life Matter in an Urgent […]

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Benner Points to God

David G. Benner. 2003.  Sacred Companions: The Gift of Spiritual Friendship & Direction.  Downers Grove:  IVP Books. Review by Stephen W. Hiemstra The term, soul mate, is often bantered about in the popular media without a clear definition.  Usually, a soul mate is simply a photogenic member of the opposite sex who understands you. In seminary a friend spoke […]

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