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About savedbygrace1976

Mark Chanski (author of Manly Dominion and Womanly Dominion) has labored as a full-time Pastor since 1986 in churches in Ohio and Michigan. He has been Pastor of Harbor Church in Holland, Michigan, since 1994. He holds a Bachelor's degree from Cornerstone University, and a Master of Divinity degree from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. He teaches Hermeneutics for the Reformed Baptist Seminary in Taylors, SC. Mark is married to his wife Dianne, and has fathered their four sons and one daughter, whose ages stretch from 30 to 20 (born 1983 to 1994).

Ripple Effects

Last Monday I was in Washington DC, and had some spare time before my later-in-the-day flight back home, so I visited Arlington National Cemetery. It’s quite a sight —  the burial ground for our nation’s soldier heroes.  400,000 bodies sleep … Continue reading

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Dear Congressman, Regarding Plans to Draft My Daughter…

A father in our church penned this letter to his Representative.  Don’t miss the last paragraph. Rep. Huizenga, I am a taxpayer from your district writing to you because I’ve read in the news that a bill has been introduced … Continue reading

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Better Than My Pillow

Psalm 56:3 “When I am afraid, I will trust in You.” Charles Spurgeon: I know of nothing more delightful to the believer than every morning to commit the day’s troubles to God and then go down into the world feeling, … Continue reading

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Dear God of Creation . . . Could you Possibly be of Some Help?

Is it a waste of breath to pray? Austin Pryor, who contributed to the January 6 “The World and Everything In It” broadcast, gives us perspective: “God is a loving Father to His children. If you’re facing challenges, financial or … Continue reading

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Ohio to Citizens: Your Gambling Vices are Chemistry, not Character

The Ohio Lottery has a new website, and fresh comfort to its statewide gambling addicts: “It’s not your character, it’s your chemistry. Albert Mohler aptly stated in today’s The Briefing: ”It seems that the forces behind the lottery in Ohio … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood is Pro-Life? Spare me!

In the wake of videos discussing baby crushing over luncheon salad, Dana Milbank, along with other liberal pro-abortionists, have scolded pro-life Republicans for seeking to defund Planned Parenthood.  He claims such defunding would in the long run result in more … Continue reading

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Come On, Have You Ever Really Read the Declaration of Independence? Good Day for it!

The Declaration of Independence thoughtfully read in a compelling video. Well worth the minutes spent. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uE-tqe0xsQ A cover letter, dated in Philadelphia, July 6, 1776, was attached to the Declaration of Independence, as it was sent to the British authorities, wherein … Continue reading

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The Gospel in a Capsule

The Gospel brilliantly presented in 5 minutes by a rapper named Propaganda (Jason Emmanuel Petty) of Dare2Share Ministries.  Lyrics provided. My favorite line: “Wrote a check with His life, but at the resurrection we all cheered, cause that means the … Continue reading

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I’m Just Sick and Tired of Trying to Help Ungrateful People

This from a new book by Crossway: Counseling and Pastoral Headache. “Life is hard enough with my own problems.  Why am I taking on other people’s?” I have to admit, this thought passes through my mind more regularly than it … Continue reading

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Bruce Jenner Needs our Prayers, Not our Applause

David French, National Review Article on Bruce Jenner’s surgery: A surgically damaged man appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair, and the applause is mandatory. There are some who call this latest turn in the sexual revolution “radical” or “transformative.” … Continue reading

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