Pat Krayer

Building Bridges to Jesus

Not long ago I was talking with a couple hosting a Muslim friend in their home. They mentioned that much as they enjoyed him, they often found their conversations frustrating. No matter how carefully they pointed out the differences between the two faiths, their Muslim friend inevitably ended the conversations by saying their faiths were…

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The Integrated Life

Integration is so vital, but it is hindered by our tendency to compartmentalize the faith. Our educational and cultural training in the west teaches us to compartmentalize the different aspects of our lives. We divide up our educational spaces into different subjects, such as, math, biology, chemistry, history, English, and more. We put students in…

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Facing our Fears: A Christ-like Response to Terrorist Attacks

The terrorist attacks in Brussels confront us with new challenges. The challenges our government will face is how to stop such kinds of terrorist attacks from happening. For those of us who are not working in those government agencies tasked with our safety, our greatest challenge will be to  confront and be victorious over our fears. It…

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Weaving Ourselves into The Beloved

We, as followers of Christ, have a way of storying ourselves to others in order to describe who we are. We story ourselves in this way: We are broken, flawed, imperfect, on a journey. Even our cultural icons who are not following Christ story themselves this way as well. Angelina Jolie recently was quoted in an interview in the…

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Our Beloved and His Story

I recently had the privilege of speaking at a conference. The attendees were overseas workers. This and the next posts will be the messages that I gave. INTRODUCTION Thank you for this honor of sharing God’s Word with you all. Over the next few days we are going to look at Paul’s Letter to the Colossians and…

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