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GIG or GOD? An Invitation

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila You may have heard of GIG (Global Information Network) by now, i.e., the latest in global data networking [1]. In non-geek speak, the GIG is a top shelf bucket of information technology (IT) designed to collect, store, … Continue reading

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On The SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Ruling: To What Peril, Now, US?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila This commentary is not for anyone looking to hop on an emotional roller coaster over the recent Supreme Court decision regarding the legality of same-sex marriage. Rather, it is a call to look at a much bigger … Continue reading

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On Discerning Your “Spiritual Gut,” Part 4: How to Hear that “Still, Small Voice” in the Midst of the Ruckus

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila After the earthquake came a fire, but the LORD was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper (1 Kings 19:12 NIV). Sometimes we discern God’s directives in earthquakes and fires as referenced … Continue reading

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UPDATE:On Discerning Your “Spiritual Gut,” Part 3–Reminders

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila (Early the next day): a reader with a particular set of skills reminds us of the wisdom of “hiding in plain sight,” while another reminds us of “keeping our spiritual bags packed.” More on Discerning Your “Spiritual … Continue reading

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On Discerning Your “Spiritual Gut,” Part 3: AI Has Nothing on IXOYE– Read On

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila The wind blows where it wishes and you hear the sound of it, but do not know where it comes from and where it is going; so is everyone who is born of the Spirit (John 3:8). … Continue reading

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The Truth About Reconciliation (by Cindy Burrell, Copyright 2015, All Rights Reserved)

NOTE: Today’s post is by blogger and author, Cindy Burrell. She blogs at http://www.hurtbylove.com/. She is an advocate for women and children affected by abusive relationships. She is the author of Why Is He So Mean To Me?, God is … Continue reading

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On Discerning Your “Spiritual Gut,” Part 2: Something Wicked This Way Comes? Pray First

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Have you ever wondered how Jesus knew Judas Iscariot was the one who would betray Him? Have you ever pondered why Jesus knew he could do little for people “in certain villages”? (Mark 6:5) (because of their … Continue reading

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