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Are You Identifying the Root Cause?

Last week I wrote about root fears that feed worry. You can read that post here. Today, we’re going deeper to consider the root that demands inspection for every Christian wrestling temptation to sin. I hit pause on John 13 in my reading. The disciple invites us to engage in Jesus’ suffering. Initially, the Lord […]

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Pursuit of Wealth

Wealth makes things happen in the worldly systems; faith is the economy of the kingdom of God. Wealth equates with power in the world; poverty of spirit leads to eternal riches and prominence in the kingdom of heaven. Wealth is security for those who pledge, “In money I trust.” Jesus is complete assurance for the believer […]

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Perseverance Makes Faith Productive

Wait. Don’t you love that word? {Insert sarcastic tone here.} Don’t you love the experience? Sitting in a long line of traffic on an interstate highway… waiting on the phone for the next available representative… Waiting. You do it with such grace and so do I. Waiting is inherent to our faith. In fact, we […]

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It’s Gotta Be Good!

Remember the band Chicago? I’ve included the link here to their website so that you can get reacquainted with them. When I was in high school, their music was a big hit (think romantic dance songs!), and my parents took some of my friends and me to see them in concert. We got the biggest […]

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Faith or Common Sense?

Our dear friend prepared for a huge transition from church staff ministry to mission field work. Being a husband and father to three little girls, he concerned himself with the finances and how it was all going to come together. No longer would he collect a weekly paycheck- funds had to be raised through financial […]

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simple trust

Go…preach this message: The kingdom of heaven is near. Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons…Do not take along any gold or silver… take no bag for the journey, or extra tunic, or sandals… (Matthew 10 :6-10, NIV). If we all approached our days with a sold-out mission […]

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inspired

Are you in need of inspiration today?  Click here to listen to “The World You Want” by Switchfoot.  

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