Author: Christopher Dekker

Signs

Signs

Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book. But these are written so that you may come to believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that through believing you may have life in his name. (John 20:30-31, NRSV) A car […]

Stuck In Front of an Oncoming Train

Stuck In Front of an Oncoming Train

. . . and lo, I am with you always, to the close of the age. (Matthew 28:20) I remember reading a story in the New York Times: While awaiting a subway train with his two young daughters, Wesley Autrey saw a man on the platform who was convulsing and stumbling. As Wesley turned to […]

Let’s Build Each Other Up

Let’s Build Each Other Up

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. (1 Thessalonians 5:11) Remember that old expression, “Sticks and stones can break my bones, but names will never hurt me?” How many of us instinctively shot back those words on the playground when we were children? Perhaps children still […]

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