Hubbard County Jail

Police, Victims, Jesus, And Perspective.

This past week, the news broke that two black men had been killed by police officers, both in Baton Rouge and closer to home in Minneapolis. These incidents might not necessarily excite our attention (though perhaps they should) except for the fact that they play out against the backdrop of a prevailing narrative of violence…
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The Day After Declaration

Have you ever thought about what went through the minds of the Founding Fathers the day after signing the Declaration of Independence? That Declaration was a powerful piece of literature and history, outlining the exact grievances and reasons that the Colonies wanted to both leave the control of the United Kingdom and form their own…
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Solomon Idols

Beware The World

Many of us know someone who used to love God and now shows little to no interest in spiritual things. I myself have several people in mind when I think about the sadness of walking away from a vibrant Christian life. How does this happen? How does a person go from loving and serving God…
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Ittai David

Meeting The Needs Of Others

It’s a natural reaction to want to help someone when you see that they are struggling with what life has given them. We see someone slumping through the store or crying in the break room. Perhaps we might even know exactly why they are struggling, and there is that innate desire to want to help…
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When God Says “No”

Have you ever prayed for something and not gotten it? Recently, I asked God to spare our kitten who had been hurt, and in the end, she died. How do Christians who believe the Bible balance the promises of God (“Ask, and it shall be given you” Matthew 7:7) with the reality that He doesn’t…
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