How Much Has Trump Cost Evangelicals?

Is the price too high?

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Just before Christmas, a dispute arose among evangelical Christians in America regarding the morals of President Trump. It began with an editorial by Mark Galli, editor and chief of Christianity Today. Continue reading “How Much Has Trump Cost Evangelicals?”

Top Posts for 2019

Thank you for following my blog

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Happy New Year!

At the close of the year 2019 I want to thank you for following Be Ye Glad! I appreciate each one of you. Thank you for every comment and every “like.” Before listing the Top Posts for 2019 this is my 2020 prayer for you. Continue reading “Top Posts for 2019”

Open Letter to a Widow

An unusual request

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Dear Betty —
Your request to write something for a widow is an unusual one. I have lost many things but a spouse is not among them. At the same time, all loss no matter what it is has similarities. Lord willing, Continue reading “Open Letter to a Widow”

He Sees You When You’re Sleeping

God sees your profound sadness

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Christmas for some is a difficult time of year. If you are having a hard time remember God is the God who sees. He sees your deep despair. God is the God who hears. He hears you crying out. Even if time goes by never doubt. God sees you. Continue reading “He Sees You When You’re Sleeping”

The Purpose of the Church — part 2

The church in the post-modern world

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Merry Christmas

Two well-known purposes of the church are worship and outreach. These were the topics of a post in October. I have wondered if maybe this topic seemed dull and humdrum. But no, even if my post seemed Continue reading “The Purpose of the Church — part 2”