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  • MaybeWeGotGraceWrong2

Maybe We Got Grace Wrong

It doesn’t matter what version of Christianity you believe in or what denomination you subscribe to. Grace is an important issue to the Christian community. We talk a lot about grace. We insist on how we need to give each […]

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  • MakeRoomforOneAnother

Make Room For One Another

A number of years ago when I was in college, a few of us youth ministry majors went on a missions trip over spring break to the Czech Republic. While traveling we had to take our luggage everywhere, so we […]

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  • GodsCallShattersExp

God’s Call Shatters Expectations

I think one of the most fascinating aspect of the Christian life for a person redeemed by the blood of Jesus is the question of God’s calling. Study of God’s calling in Scripture seems to reveal no super-consistent pattern by […]

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  • EsteemforSelforGod

Esteem for Self or for God?

So there’s this event record in the Gospels where Jesus takes Peter, James and John up on the mountain side for a week where they see Jesus transformed into His glorified-heavenly body (which we call the “transfiguration”). Then they get […]

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  • WhydoweseektheLiving

Why do we seek the living among the dead?

Today we celebrate Resurrection Sunday. We might call it “Easter” and some might focus on spring, bunnies and brightly colored eggs. But today is all about the the resurrection of Jesus. Yes, a guy from Nazareth who lived in Galilee […]

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  • FollowYourHeart2

Follow Your Heart

I hear well meaning people say it all the time. “Just do what you want.” “We just want you to be happy.” We hear inspirational speakers say “You know best, just follow your heart.” This idea exists (even in Christian […]

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  • flippanorfearful2

Am I Flippant or Fearful?

How often have I been flippant before God? How often have I approached God with overconfidence, demanding what He so freely offers yet I don’t deserve? How come I’m ok with coming before God with a junked up conscience so […]

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  • whatGodhasforyouthisyear

What God has for You This Year

It’s a New Year. Whether you had a great year this past year or you had a pretty bad one, it’s always great to have a fresh start isn’t it? Speaking of a new year do you have an idea […]

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  • thankfulnessworship

Thankfulness Leads us to Worship

Well yesterday was thanksgiving. We all experienced lots of things. Friends. Family. Football. Turkey. Black Friday. Oh, and being thankful. It’s funny how that so often gets obligatorily tacked in there out of some sense of duty. We roll our […]

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  • letitgoletitgrow2

Let it go…let it Grow.

I don’t know about you but sometimes the Christian life can seem like a long list of “do’s and dont’s”. It really shouldn’t feel like that. I think it’s because we forget life isn’t all work, it isn’t something you […]

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