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The Death of the Dreamers

  A Word from Your Crossroads Team: Today’s blog post is the second in a series of posts by Crossroads Bible College faculty and staff for Black History Month. Read the first post in this series—by Dr. Bob Kellemen—at Hardships Do Not Make It Too Hard to Love....

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Hardships Do Not Make It Too Hard To Love

  A Word from Bob: Today’s post on Black History Month is excerpted from my book, Beyond the Suffering: Embracing the Legacy of African American Soul Care. To learn more and to read a free sample chapter visit Beyond the Suffering. Today’s post is the first of a...

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16 Top Biblical Counseling Books of 2016

If you are a counselor, pastor, student, one-another minister, small group leader, or spiritual friend, you want to know the most helpful books about the personal ministry of the Word— using God’s Word for helping hurting people. Here, in alphabetical order, are the...

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God Is Faithful—Trust Him

  The statement God Is Faithful—Trust Him is the theme on the bulletin board that I pass every day here at work. Every day it is a gentle reminder from my Heavenly Father to continue to “trust Him.” I have walked for many years with the Lord, and He has shown...

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What Is Holistic Urban Ministry?

I remember being raised in the inner-city. Like so many others, life was difficult for families, intact or not. Perhaps urban life can best be described by Stevie Wonder in 1973, in his song, Living for the City . While the song describes some of the realities that...

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“That Word Above All Earthly Powers…”

“That word above all earthly powers, no thanks to them abideth. The Spirit and the gifts are ours through him who with us sideth.” My last blog was called “What was the Reformation?” At the end of October, I also preached a sermon at my church on the Reformation...

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Fulfilling My Purpose

In 2007, Tony Dungy became the first African-American head coach to win the Super Bowl and in 2016 he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He is a winner, but winning is not his purpose. “I love coaching football, and winning a Super Bowl was a goal I’ve...

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Thank You!

I have the privilege of teaching a course on Cross-Cultural Issues in Counseling. In the first class, I like to learn about the students. This time I asked the students to tell me something they liked about Crossroads Bible College. Here are some of their answers: I...

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