Writings by Cole Huffman


Category: Conflict

Social Media Manners

In a gathering of pastors recently, the social media manners of church folk came up. Were we noticing self-professed Christians losing all orientation to peace and self-restraint when they get behind a keyboard? Shouldn’t we expect more from followers of Jesus? With the exception of the incarnation of the Son of God, everything human will sooner or later reveal its corruption. Social media is very human. It’s wonderful and terrible at the same time.  Perhaps you’ve... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Feb 20
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Adaptive Honesty: The Art of Teachability

“When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom” —Proverbs 11:2 Being married to an artist means I usually never pick up a paintbrush for anything around our house. I did once, memorably.  We were converting a room from an office to a nursery. Since Lynn was pregnant at the time and didn’t need to breathe in paint fumes, I took the job. She pointed out that the walls would need two coats of paint. I wanted to knock... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Mar 20
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Four Tasks

(In his series Praying the Gospel, Cole taught the Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11 and gave some particular counsel for when we know we need to forgive but don’t know how. This article is adapted from his sermon notes, where he moved to practice after establishing that only in the gospel do we find the wherewithal and motivation to forgive.) Jesus taught us to pray forgive us our sins, for we ourselves forgive everyone who is indebted to us. Still, this is a struggle. Part of... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Sep 26
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