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Hannity, O’Reilly, Beck — Do They Speak for Christians?

Who speaks — or worse — thinks, for Christians these days? One wonders how much of a stretch it is to say Fox News. Let’s take an issue that is going on now, has been going on a long time prior, … Continue reading

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Are You Tired of Living in Fear?

Fear is one of Satan’s best weapons, because it’s relatively inexpensive. For a minimal outlay, Satan — who generally works through the assorted people on this planet who love him, worship him, or have sold themselves to him for whatever … Continue reading

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Complicating Christianity

I’ll be the first to admit that I make things too complicated, and as an astute and thoughtful reader wrote me about a recent article, The Kingdom of Heaven — How Do We Get There?, “Isn’t it enough just to believe?” … Continue reading

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Catching the Breeze: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Catching the Breeze, by Steve Henderson, at Start Your Week with Steve. In professional fine art, the term “local color” refers to the actual color a viewer expects to see — in a landscape, figurative … Continue reading

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When Reading the Bible Bores You

Christianity is all about being honest, and if most of us were honest with one another — say, about reading the Bible — many of our conversations would look like this: “I know I should read the Bible, but I … Continue reading

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Purple Iris — The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Purple Iris, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve. Flowers are God’s paintings that He put on earth for all to enjoy. In the oddest places — the middle of the city with … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Christianity

In our younger years, prior to children, the Norwegian Artist and I traveled through and lived in South America, where our most fervent hope was that we would be thought to be Canadians, Danes, Australians, or anything other than Americans, … Continue reading

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Praying for a Sign? Don’t.

Signs and wonders: they fascinate us. We marvel at the crossing of the Red Sea, Jesus’ feeding of 5,000 and 4,000, even Gideon with his soggy sheep fleece. One part of us asks, “Is this really true?” while another part … Continue reading

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Grazing in the Salmon River Mountains — The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Grazing in the Salmon River Mountains, by Steve Henderson, at Start Your Week with Steve. The Pacific Northwest is a land of mountains and dreams, meadows and aspirations, hidden lakes and hard work. Recently, we visited a … Continue reading

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Shades of Turquoise — The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Shades of Turquoise, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: It was not a dark and stormy night, but rather a brisk October afternoon in Oregon’s Wallowa Mountains when Steve, son Jordan, and two … Continue reading

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