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Recognizing and Resisting Global (Asymmetric) Psychopathy: Red Flags and Four Strategies

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila PREVIOUSLY ON THE BLOG… In two prior posts here and here I commented on spiritual asymmetric warfare and the original psychopath (read: Satan) behind the global ones running amok on terra firma. I highlighted our weapons as believers “in the … Continue reading

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“The Only Divorce in the Bible,” by Cindy Burrell

Today’s post, an article by friend, author, and fellow blogger Cindy Burrell, reveals an in-context, well-researched exposition of God’s Word on the topic of divorce rarely if ever taught in today’s Christian churches. I believe it reveals God’s true heart … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones….Part 2

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I thought the pictures, below, might suffice for a thousand more words (as in the idiom, “a picture is worth a thousand words”) on the importance of communicating with positive messages and with kindness.

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Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones–But Words Will Crush My Spirit

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila My sister Claire wrote up the following anecdote about an event she witnessed in a recent intercessory prayer session at her church. It was Sunday evening and time for the prayer warriors to gather and pray. You … Continue reading

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On Combatting the “Red Flags” of Global Psychopathy

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila If one has had occasion to study the ways and means of psychopaths, one cannot help but see so much of the current global mayhem through this lens.

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Weapons of Our Warfare, 2: Five Smooth Stones—on Toxic Battlegrounds

Choose Your Weapons Regarding the biblical story of young David’s victory over the giant Goliath with a sling and a stone (1 Samuel 17), some wonder if David brought five stones with which to battle Goliath because of doubt. Others … Continue reading

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A Biblical Antidote for “White-Anting”—in Relationships and in Nations

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila WHITE-ANTING? I came across an Australian idiom for a destructive force called “white-anting.” The metaphor stands for the kind of comprehensive damage an unrestrained colony of termites can do to wood structures–and virtually unnoticed until it may … Continue reading

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