But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Thursday, 26 September 2019 07:58

After the Love is Gone

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I have a thing for sad love songs. There, I said it. Sad love songs tend to provide insight into the human condition in ways nothing else does. One of the saddest love songs ever written, in my opinion, is When Did You Stop Loving Me, When Did I Stop Loving You by Marvin...

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Note: This article is a guest post by Melissa Harrison.  On this, my forty-third birthday, I have been contemplating how gracious and merciful the Lord has been to me, especially lately. Three weeks ago, I was in a hospital emergency room in extreme pain; the most severe pain I’d ever...

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“We can never worship God acceptably unless we worship him regularly; and how can we do that if we are ignorant of the rules and elements of religion?” Thomas Watson, A Body of Divinity My purpose in writing this article is to expound on the tweet below, which expresses my own personal...

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Saturday, 20 April 2019 05:17

The Danger of Discontentment

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In 1985, Prince and The Revolution released the critically-acclaimed album Around the World in a Day. The album included two top-10 singles: “Raspberry Beret,” which peaked at number two in the United States, and “Pop Life,” which reached number seven. Though the...

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Wednesday, 03 April 2019 03:36

The Battlefield of the Mind

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If I were to ask you where does Jesus rank among your daily priorities, how would you respond? Would your first impulse be to give a “spiritual” answer—that is, to say what you think you’re supposed to say as a Christian—or would you reply with what you know in your...

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Monday, 28 January 2019 10:08

A Special Announcement

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I am humbled to announce that the Just Thinking podcast, which launched in late-December 2017 as an extension of the Just Thinking blog, has been recognized as the “Best Christian Podcast” of 2018 by the Christian Podcast Community’s 2018 Podcast Awards. Click here to listen to...

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Tuesday, 01 January 2019 09:10

The Era of the Angry Black Christian

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As I write this, a line from the Prince song “1999” echoes in the recesses of my mind, “I was…

Authors: Darrell B. Harrison...

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Saturday, 24 November 2018 02:51

The Minds of Black Folk Featured

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In 1903, sociologist and civil rights activist William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, more commonly known as W.E.B Du Bois, published his…

Authors: Darrell B. Harrison...

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Monday, 12 November 2018 03:23

The Christian’s Call To Purity

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Lately, I’ve been ruminating on certain matters that are, or should be, in my opinion at least, of concern to…

Authors: Darrell B. Harrison...

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Monday, 29 October 2018 22:58

The Majesty of Suffering Featured

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“It is a blessed thing to be subject to the sovereignty of God.” John Calvin Over the continuum of history…

Authors: Darrell B. Harrison...

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