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2019-04-29T15:06:22+00:00

What Should We Do? In 2015 when the 21 young men were beheaded on a Libyan beach by the savagery of ISIS, I was overcome, like you, with deep sorrow. Their ages and complexion resembled my own two sons. It felt like our Ryan and Robby were kneeling at [...]

2018-12-14T22:18:06+00:00

Your First Name (and my One Word) for the New Year By Ramesh Richard November 2018 *Ramesh Richard "It’s not about you!" opens a famous book in recent North American Christianity. There’s even an entire book by that [...]

2018-12-14T17:28:15+00:00

Ramesh Richard with his father, John Ramesh Richard’s Preface: I usually write a biblical-theological-practical reflection to open this publication, but I would like to close out this year with some words of wisdom from my late father—the biggest, [...]

2018-12-14T17:12:25+00:00

Replacing the "Evangelicals!" August 2018 Ramesh Richard by Ramesh Richard A devotional this article is not, but it still might warm the heart, stimulate the mind and inspire awareness for action. Thank you, dear friend, in advance for your [...]

2018-08-21T22:28:26+00:00

February 2018 *Ramesh Richard by Ramesh Richard "There was a man sent from God, whose name was John." Upon this important occasion of bidding a temporary farewell to my father, allow me to stretch that introduction of John the Baptizer in John 1:6 into a description of John [...]

2018-12-14T17:03:40+00:00

December 2017 by Ramesh Richard The number one request I receive after classes is simply: "Can we have your PowerPoint?" You know PowerPoint presentations have become ubiquitous for communicators. To visually oriented audiences, PowerPoint slides help move a presentation forward, aid comprehension and enhance memory of [...]

2018-03-14T14:01:41+00:00

  October 2017 by Ramesh Richard Over its first 1,300 years, "Christianity" increasingly separated from the Bible and developed a salvation grammar of its own. The Faith dislodged itself from the parameters of the Scripture’s epistemological (i.e., how we know what we know) foundation. The nouns of salvation were the same—grace, [...]

2018-03-14T14:01:42+00:00

August 2017 by Ramesh Richard The ubiquitous “i” prefix stands for words like internet and innovation. It has also turned us inward, arousing self-centeredness and exhibitionism through selfies and social media. But altruistic verbs like care or love can sanctify the “i” pronoun in front of them. I recently addressed a [...]