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What Is The Deepest Truth About You?

All of the things that we place at the center of our lives are extraordinarily demanding, brittle, and fragile. But what Jesus tells us is that if we belong to Him the most important thing about us, the thing that … Continue reading

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From the Front Porch

We exhorted, and comforted, and charged every one of you, as a father does his own children, that you would walk worthy of God who calls you into His own kingdom and glory. – Saint Paul, (1 Thessalonians 2:11-12) What … Continue reading

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Stumbling Towards Grace

The success or failure of my own formation in Christlikenss can be measured by how irritable I am. – Dallas Willard Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near. – Saint Paul One time I was traveling … Continue reading

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Simple Prayer Podcast

Pray without ceasing. – Saint Paul A Pew Research Center survey conducted in 2014 found that 45% of Americans – and a majority of Christians (55%) – say they rely a lot on prayer and personal religious reflection when making … Continue reading

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What Lies Beneath

Thow shall not covet… Exodus 20:17 The Hebrew word for covet is “chamad.” It doesn’t simply mean to desire something in and of itself. It means to over desire something. A domineering desire, a feverish all-encompassing desire. Lust or obsession … Continue reading

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When Bob Dylan and Jesus Agreed

The wind died down and it was completely calm. Mark 4:39 When I was in High School, I was struggling with my walk with Jesus. Most of that circled around whether or not I was really called to be a … Continue reading

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Restorative Love

And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you. – Saint Paul Every congregation is a congregation of sinners. As if that weren’t bad enough, they all have sinners for pastors. – Eugene Peterson … Continue reading

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