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2020 was a GREAT year, right?

2020 was a GREAT year, right?

2020 was a GREAT year, right? If we understand our salvation through the lens of conformity to Christ, then 2020 should have been a seriously GREAT year for us Christians. 2020 provided lots of opportunities to SEE the ugly in ourselves and lots of opportunities to...

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Don’t Be Too Easily Satisfied

Don’t Be Too Easily Satisfied

Where our comfort zone ends, the will of God begins We are creatures of comfort and habit. And since we love our suffering, testing and trial free zones, we are easily lulled into being content with the status quo of our religious traditions and habits. If we were to...

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The In Between

The In Between

We all know the story We know the story of the birth of Jesus and we know the story of the Resurrection. In the days before Covid, we would have Christmas Eve services and Easter morning services. Our churches were so packed that some were running six services and we...

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Rest is Part of Your Discipleship

Rest is Part of Your Discipleship

Rest is part of your discipleship. One of the ways we actively imitate both the life and teachings of Jesus is by resting. Knowing the Father, becoming like the Son and participating in the work of the Spirit requires that you rest. What is rest to you? Take a minute...

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The Ugly Truth About Division and the Church

The Ugly Truth About Division and the Church

Is anyone else struggling with the intense disagreements and division all around us? It’s on the news, on social media, in public square, our schools and even in our churches. It seems non-stop, in-your-face, relentless. It’s every-where-you-turn! Ironically though,...

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The One Thing You Can Never Leave

The One Thing You Can Never Leave

It’s a tough time to do ministry. I’m not whining about it. It just is what it is. For a long time, the uphill battle was trying to convince the “decided to be disciples.” If you encouraged women to read their Bibles, they left the group. If you asked women to pray...

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