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Be Free from Worry

Freedom from worry is a reality, and the basis for such a state comes not from a prescription drug or from a cushioned life. God’s all-encompassing love secures your freedom and my freedom from worry. Worrying is bad. It’s never healthy, so stop believing that. Stop with the excuse of defining yourself as a worrier. […]

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What Is Your Sense of Safety on a Scale of 1 – 10?

I caught a short news segment this morning about the Super Bowl preparations this week in Houston, and safety is the buzz word. Isn’t safety a concern every day and everywhere? While terror threatens people all around the world, we look for ways to promote our personal and communal security. As soon as my family and […]

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Victory for Every Battle

When you go through a tough spot in life, you pray for relief, don’t you? I do too. I can recall statements such as, “This is the year, Lord, for restoration to come,” and, “Two months is long enough, Father…” Basically, we know that this trial hurts and an escape would be welcomed! The Israelites […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 4

Day 4 You Are Entrusted With Authority (Luke 10:19) You overcome all power of the enemy. Jesus spoke to the seventy-two disciples about their successful interactions with demons. Greater than the reality of demons submitting to their authority, however, is the fact that the believers’ “names are written in heaven,” He said (Luke 10:20). The Lord […]

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Attention Parents: Your Child Has a Core Need

Did you hear the report coming out of the Cleveland Zoo that a parent dangling their two-year old over the cheetah exhibit accidentally dropped the child and then went into the animal’s habitat to rescue him? You can click on the link and watch the FOX News report here. The wild cats harmed neither the […]

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Girls Chasing Beauty; Boys Chasing Heroic Strength

Speaking to my church’s youth group a while back, I declared to the young men and women in the room what makes them strong/beautiful. I have a passion for sharing this message because it is so counter-culture to what this world tells them. Propaganda from internet celebrity gossip to most advertising outlets perverts the message of […]

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Give Yourself Fully to It

How are you doing in your pursuit of wisdom? Your soul thirsts for understanding, so from what source do you seek it? We have many options: Facebook, family, friends, pastors, books, O Magazine, talk shows and CNN… I love the Bible’s call to us concerning wisdom: Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words […]

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