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Apr 08, 2020 08:00am

2 Simple Concepts From a World-Changer that Could Change the World

As I sit down to write tonight, it is very difficult to know what to say or how to say […]

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Apr 07, 2020 14:00pm

Life isn’t fair

No matter what you’ve done, what you’ve said or where you’ve been, reach out to God today.

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Apr 07, 2020 08:00am

Suicide, the LGBTQ Community, and Christians

Suicide.  It’s a topic no one wants to talk about. If it happens, people sweep it under the table. A […]

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Apr 06, 2020 08:00am

If You’re a Quarantined Christian You Don’t Have to Miss Church

“We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your […]

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Apr 05, 2020 08:00am

Here’s One Way God Changes us Through our Children

I once read a story about a kid that started a lawn mower with the oil cap loose. The kid […]

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Apr 04, 2020 08:00am

Dear Graduating Class of 2020, We know you had plans, but . . .

This won’t be a, “Hey, look on the brightside…or else you’re a sinner!” moment. So, you can relax. Truth is, […]

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Apr 03, 2020 08:00am

By Human Terms, the Church Should Not Have Survived the First Century

The church shouldn’t be here. It just doesn’t work. At least not in terms of how movements generally go. Organizations led […]

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Apr 02, 2020 14:00pm

Give God Your Best

They are doing these things because they know we want them to, not because they want to.

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Apr 02, 2020 08:00am

Solitude vs .The Four Lies of Isolation

In 1 Kings 17 Elijah is divinely sustained with water from a brook and food brought by ravens during a […]

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Apr 01, 2020 08:00am

It’s Better to Just Give up Your Pancakes – A Lesson in Generosity

There is within us a deep joy in giving. It’s beneath the layers of callouses and fears that plague our […]

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Mar 31, 2020 14:00pm

Ripple Effect

Our sin has a ripple effect.

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Mar 31, 2020 08:00am

How to Have Gospel Conversations With Non-Believers

Sam Chan’s wonderful book Evangelism in a Skeptical World fleshes out a practical pathway to create “gospel conversations.”  Simply put, conversations have three […]

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Mar 30, 2020 08:00am

How Husbands can be Life-giving, Sacrificing, and Wife-Affirming Men

The quality of a man’s marriage life is based on his ability to die to himself. Healthy marriages are intentionally built on selflessness and […]

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Mar 29, 2020 08:00am

Who Can I Turn to When all Hope seems Lost?

For everyone paying attention there is a growing sense of fear and uncertainty spreading around the globe.  Earthquakes are so […]

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Mar 28, 2020 08:00am

Jesus Defeated Death: 4 Reasons It’s a Fact

At the stores, Easter appears to be the celebration of a big, fluffy bunny that leaves behind eggs filled with […]

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Mar 27, 2020 08:00am

The World’s Greatest Paradox: Christians Have no Rights

Christians live in a paradox: We give up our lives in order to truly receive life. Ostensibly, this may seem […]

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Mar 26, 2020 14:00pm

We can’t do it

He provided a sacrifice. An innocent gave its life to cover the sins of mankind.

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Mar 26, 2020 08:00am

How to Deal With Prideful People

When someone opposes you, do your words kind of soften? Are you tempted to pull punches, or change the subject altogether? […]

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Mar 25, 2020 08:00am

How ‘Bout Painting, Planting and Playing During this Pandemic?

For all of those who are now at home, without five billion activities to rush to, without sports, without even […]

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Mar 24, 2020 14:00pm

Separation but Restoration

“Oh, death where is your sting? Oh, grace where is thy victory?”

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Mar 24, 2020 08:00am

Suicide: Don’t be Afraid to Ask

Suicide is not a new story, and for students like freshman Whitney Barnum and senior Timothy Black, who both attend […]

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Mar 23, 2020 08:00am

Defeating the 3 Cousins: Fear, Worry, Anxiety

Fear, worry, and anxiety are all cousins. Fear is our reaction to something that intimidates us. Worry is what happens […]

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Mar 22, 2020 08:00am

How Do You Know if You’re Spiritual Enough?

Before we get started, I need to let you in on a little secret about a deeply ingrained insecurity that […]

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Mar 21, 2020 08:00am

Trust the Provider not the Provision

From a high of 29,551 on February 12th, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow) fell to 19,899 on March 18th—a […]

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Mar 20, 2020 08:00am

The Joyful Burden of Friends in Ministry

As a youth ministry minor at Central Baptist College (CBC), many of my friends were pursuing ministry degrees. While my […]

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Mar 19, 2020 14:00pm

You can run but You can’t hide

Christ died for you knowing you would be a sinner.

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Mar 18, 2020 08:00am

Coronavirus: Who’s Really in Control?

I don’t know how to change a tire.  I don’t know rocket science or calculus.  I don’t know how bad […]

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Mar 17, 2020 14:00pm

Don’t Do It

We are tempted because we feel the warning sign is keeping us from something we want or need to see.

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Mar 16, 2020 08:00am

Christianity Isn’t About What You Do; It’s About Surrender to Whose You Are

A very wrong assumption about discipleship is that the right process will yield transformation. We can easily get caught up […]

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Mar 15, 2020 08:00am

Don’t Settle For an Average Life with an Average Purpose

There are only two ways to live life: Your way.  God’s way.  There is no third way. To put it […]

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Mar 14, 2020 11:30am

Find Joy Where the World Would Never Look

Regardless of whether you hold to a young earth or an old earth position, we can all agree that humanity […]

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Mar 14, 2020 08:00am

Walk by Faith not Fear and Don’t Stop Loving your Neighbor

One of the most-repeated commands in the Bible is “Fear not.” Jesus told us in the Sermon on the Mount […]

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Mar 12, 2020 14:00pm

Cast Away

God is the same yesterday today and tomorrow.

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Mar 12, 2020 08:00am

The Sunday Lunch Crowd is the Worst, Take it From Your Server

I’m a Christian currently working in the food industry, so I’m writing this article because it’s extremely important that the […]

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Mar 11, 2020 08:00am

7 Characteristics of a Mature Prayer

Most Christians agree with what Ray Ortlund wrote about prayer: “There’s one prime, basic, all-important place in your life where […]

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Mar 10, 2020 14:00pm

Made for Each Other

We are a team because God designed it that way.

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Mar 10, 2020 08:00am

The Best Selling Book of all Time is also the Boldest

For both the student and critic alike, a bow must be made towards the inexpressibly unmatched content of the Bible. Even though […]

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Mar 09, 2020 08:00am

Is it Ever OK to Pull the Plug?

There are a growing number of people who are getting on the bandwagon to endorse euthanasia.   Euthanasia may be defined […]

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Mar 08, 2020 08:00am

An Honest, Truthful Conversation About an Emotional Topic

It is with a good dose of humility I wish to write a post on abortion. I desire for this […]

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Mar 07, 2020 08:00am

Conversation About Homosexuality

Men with rape and molestation charges are treated the worst in prisons. Sex-offenders are viewed as the most disgusting people […]

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Mar 06, 2020 08:00am

Betrayal Doesn’t Have to be a Relational Death Sentence

RESPONDING TO BETRAYAL  I have heard it said that given enough time everyone will eventually let you down. That sounds […]

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Mar 05, 2020 14:00pm

Choice

God wants us to choose Him.

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Mar 05, 2020 08:00am

This is How the Cycle of Anger and Abuse Can Stop With You

Growing up, I thought my family was like every other family and then I learned that we weren’t. But wait, […]

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Mar 04, 2020 08:00am

I Think We Can All Agree: No More Killing Human Babies

Abortion is only a political issue because we’ve allowed it to become one. Every time I write about it, someone […]

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Mar 03, 2020 14:00pm

Deep Breath

The Scriptures are deep breaths that satisfy our lungs and clear our minds.

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Mar 03, 2020 08:00am

3 Ways to Defeat the Death-Grip of Pornography

Pornography is a deadly mistress. She stands poised with promises, willing and ready at a moment’s notice. She strikes unexpectedly, […]

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Mar 01, 2020 08:00am

Don’t be that Person who Hates

It’s true that difficult people are everywhere on the planet because everyone has experienced difficulty and brokenness. But some people […]

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Feb 29, 2020 13:00pm

Make Yourself Mentally Uncomfortable with Abortion

We humans are a funny breed, aren’t we? We often don’t get serious about something until we see it. For whatever reason, […]

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Feb 28, 2020 08:00am

Beautiful, Generous Giving Requires Humility

When an airline pilot charts his route, he is faced with the task of remaining on course until he arrives […]

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Feb 27, 2020 14:00pm

Three Ways to Rest

When we rest in God’s presence, He makes Himself known to us.

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