Tuesday, July 14 2020 - 7:38 AM

Rich DuBose

is director of Church Support Services for the Pacific Union Conference.

The Irreverent Christian

I think I’ve finally identified what’s missing among many who claim to follow Christ. For months I’ve had this nagging perception that much of what …

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My Only Hope

I have done a lot of bad things. Before I met Jesus I stole money that wasn’t mine, told lies, and ran away from home. …

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It’s Complicated

Have you ever felt this way about your life? About your family? Maybe about your marriage? Life in the Twenty First Century is complicated. Just …

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Faith By Numbers

A paint-by-numbers approach to religion may seem like a wise course. There’s no guessing where to “paint” or what “colors” to use. Everything is spelled …

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The Joy of God

Imagine waking up to a day where the future is unknown—where the struggle to survive is intense and the odds are against you? Imagine if …

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Make Us Great Again

Peter and his fellow disciples wanted to script Jesus’ mission. Their goal was to have an “earthly” Messiah who would pulverize the Romans, miraculously feed …

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The Unexpected Ship

What amazes me about people is that even though some are faced with seemingly insurmountable odds, they move ahead with courage and hope. I’m inspired …

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Getting and Giving

Dear God: Forgive me for forgetting what Christmas is about. I live in an overly commercialized country where merchants promote Christmas as a shopping bonanza. …

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Miraculous Conception

The idea of a woman getting pregnant without the help of a male partner is not particularly amazing today. In vitro fertilization is commonly practiced. …

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You Are the Light

“When you get to the end of all the light you know and it’s time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is …

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