Breakfast Links for 12/17/12 – Children, Shootings and God’s Plan; Living on the Cliff-Edge; Lessons of “Zero Dark Thirty”

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BREAKFAST LINKS 12/17/12: Amy Julia Becker, Patheos/Thin Places: “Advent is a time of longing, of crying out for God to continue to break into this broken world and make it right. And so, with anger and fear and sorrow and the thinnest wisp of hope, we cry out. Come, Lord Jesus. Come into the horror. [Read More...]

Gloriously Ruined: Tullian Tchividjian on Suffering

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Renowned pastor and writer Tullian Tchividjian explains the subtle ways in which God works through suffering to draw us to his grace. [Read more...]

Overcoming Sex Addiction

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Yesterday, in the light of a new book by pastor T. C. Ryan on his struggle with a pornography addiction, I reflected on the nature of sex addiction and addictions generally.  The basic dynamics of addiction, I suggested, are identical to the basic dynamics of sin.  We are made to rest in God and God’s [Read More...]

A Must-Read Testimony

Jeff and Tara (Photo credit: me)

Here’s a testimony you have to read.  I know the story well, since I shared a home with Tara and her family for a year, and since Tara and I were in a small writing group together.  I’m a big fan of hers, and she has an extraordinary story to tell:  Scott, my husband of [Read More...]

The Largest Group of Oppressed and Enslaved People on Earth

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NOTE: The following is a guest post from my sainted father, Galen C. Dalrymple, director at iam2.org, an organization devoted to crowd-sourcing compassion and empowering ministries serving the neediest children in the world. Recently the filmmakers of Not Today, along with my friends at Lovell-Fairchild, took my father to India to learn more about the film. He is [Read More...]


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