The Author

Steve Mathewson is senior pastor of CrossLife Evangelical Free Church in Libertyville, lllinois. He is also director of the doctor of ministry program at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. You can follow him on Twitter.

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“Gentle Jesus meek and mild” or “harsh Jesus mean and wild”?

The Ending Is the Best Part

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Of all people, followers of Jesus Christ should take

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When I reflect on how Haddon Robinson has shaped

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His ascension was not merely an exclamation point at