A Better Country For Mom

I thought I heard mom call out my name. I stopped to listen intently. But I didn’t hear anything except her hasty footsteps. So I turned on the music again, grabbed my tools, and continued to fix the faucet in the laundry room. Not long afterward, within seconds actually, I heard “Sammy” again. Mom’s voice…

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Why Americans Own Guns

A student recorded the scene inside his classroom on Snapchat as Nikolas Cruz shot at students just meters away in a hallway at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. The video is only 17 seconds long, but I counted at least 17 gunshots from Nikolas Cruz’s semi-automatic weapon. The students in the classroom looked…

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Why God Became A Man

The Christmas story isn’t about a baby in a manger. It isn’t about a virgin mother. It isn’t even about prophecies about a messiah. The Christmas story is about how God became a man. It’s about why Jesus became like us. It’s about how you and I could become like God. The Christmas story is…

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Are We Oppressed?

My parents come from a region in Ghana with white castles and white names that do not belong. My mother was born and raised in Anomabo and lived near Fort William, one of seventeen slave castles in the region. My father, however, is from a nearby town called Yamoransa, where I recieved my last name…

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15 Theses Against The Prosperity Church

500 years ago today, Martin Luther hammered the Catholic Church when he nailed The 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Germany—igniting the Reformation. The 95 Theses was Martin Luther’s pastoral reaction to the Catholic Church’s indulgence preachers, who sold certificates promising buyers or their loved ones reduced suffering in purgatory. In other…

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Ungrateful For Grace

He was looking at his sleeping children, gone to bed hungry again, when he decided to rob the king. The next morning, he ambushed a wagon carrying food and treasure to the king, and killed the wagoners. Witnesses, however, delivered the news to the king, leading to the man’s arrest. When it was time for…

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