Author: Charles Moore

Wounds of the Heart, Part 5

Heartbreak doesn’t just hurt, but it often feels downright insurmountable. So many questions come along with our pain: How can I move on? How can I get through this? Will I ever feel better? It’s an unfortunate truth that heartbreak in

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Wounds of the Heart, Part 4

Now that we’ve faced our fallenness, what next? Well, we must learn to grieve for the glory of God. Grief is natural and normal, whenever we face a significant disappointment of any kind. There’s no use pasting on a fake

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Wounds of the Heart, Part 3

Have you ever been betrayed? Scientists and researchers at UCLA and other places are documenting the links between emotional pain and physical pain. What impacts us at soul-level can take a severe toll on our bodies. But I probably didn’t

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La Lumière

We just touched down after a great week in France! Our friends, Randy and Jan Kent – and the team from Mission FPC: France Pour Christ, led by Jeannot Gauggel – could not have been more hospitable hosts. Because of

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France Pour Christ

FRANCE FOR CHRIST! We have most definitely been sent out into a culture that could be described as thoroughly postmodern and post-Christian. Evangelical churches of all stripes struggle to proclaim the gospel of Jesus in a nation where most people

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Bonjour!

We made it to Europe! Thanks for your faithful prayers. I’m writing on board our morning train to Epinal, France. We spent the night in Paris, and took in some of the sites. Enjoy the pics. The artistic Louvre photo

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Wounds of the Heart, Part 2

So how do we recover from the heart wounds of our lives? Last week I mentioned that the place to begin is a place of honesty before the Lord. For example, if I think that the actions or words of

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Wounds of the Heart

Last week I mentioned the inevitability of sadness in each of our lives. Even sad seasons which can tend to linger. Sometimes life includes for us specific experiences which impact us profoundly, and which remain with us. Often these experiences

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Still

As June bled into July, the latest chapter in an ongoing tragedy became more vivid. Dozens of people had risked everything in hopes of a better life, but ended up clinging to a capsized rubber boat. At least three babies,

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Glorious, Glorious Praise

As our choir ties up loose ends so that they can take a much-deserved summer break from weekly rehearsals, I want to thank all of you who make our worship arts ministries such a vital part of the life and

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