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Nov 08, 2020 08:00am

The Sin of Unbelief is A Serious One

If you have never really taken a step of faith, you may not be truly trusting in God.

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Oct 11, 2020 08:00am

Is God Really Present in Your Church?

Leaders, do everything necessary, pay any price, to build a church where God is pleased to dwell.

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Sep 22, 2020 08:00am

7 Things to Do While You Wait

We’ve all had to wait.  Wait in line for a package, for test results. Waiting isn’t fun.  We are impatient […]

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Sep 16, 2020 08:00am

Is Church Attendance the Sole Evidence of Your Salvation?

There are many reasons Christians are losing the culture, but these are probably the top four. They are all ouch-worthy, […]

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Jul 19, 2020 08:00am

Here’s How to Fight the Difficult War of Sexual Purity

Today, for both men and women, there is no battle more formidable to wage than the war on sexual purity. […]

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Jul 06, 2020 08:00am

Praying Through Colossians: A Confident Hope

Colossians is a book that shows we need Christ for an eternity with God in heaven. As we have a […]

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May 31, 2020 08:00am

Just What is it That We Expect From God?

Through the magic of social media, several years ago I reconnected with a close childhood friend. We had not communicated […]

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May 24, 2020 08:00am

Biggest Understatement of all Time: Parenting is Hard

My kids are out of control.  Before coronavirus, we had such a nice routine. Might I take a moment to brag?  They […]

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Feb 01, 2020 08:00am

When God Comes to Shake Things Up

We so badly want God to show up and do great and mighty things. But we also want him to […]

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Jan 19, 2020 08:00am

What Does Your Life Reflect?

I noticed the other day that my wife has been using the word precious more frequently. I’ve known her for over twelve years, […]

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Nov 30, 2019 08:00am

If You Want a Life of Victory, Fix Your Focus

One of my good friends, Alejandro, will sometimes text me out of the blue to just see how life is. […]

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Nov 19, 2019 08:00am

What Should I Say to Fear?

Peanuts characters Linus and Charlie Brown were discussing how to deal with the difficulties of life. Linus tells Charlie Brown […]

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Nov 13, 2019 08:00am

Five Dangers of Not Asking For Prayer

The Christian life is about community. It’s about fellowship. It’s about being one Body. To do this you have to […]

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Oct 26, 2019 08:00am

Are You Consumed With Anxiety or Consumed With Peace?

In Christ I can be anxious for nothing, prayerful in everything and thankful for anything. Why is that, you ask? […]

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Oct 05, 2019 08:00am

Three Prayers for Effective Evangelism

“Devote yourselves to prayer; stay alert in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us that God […]

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Sep 28, 2019 08:00am

“You Heard Her”: The Power of a Praying Mom

I recently wrote that Augustine, though raised by his Christian mother to love Jesus, was not a Christian for a […]

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Sep 19, 2019 08:00am

Want to Feel Full? Pray This Prayer.

Around 9:00 every night, my dog Duke stares longingly up at the cabinet above my husband’s recliner. He knows exactly […]

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Aug 31, 2019 08:00am

Giving God Control

 The day my oldest daughter gave birth is a day forever imprinted in my memory. Since he was the first […]

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Aug 25, 2019 06:00am

Tending the Gardens of Our Lives

It’s too nice of a day to stay indoors! The flowers that the kids and I planted are doing GREAT, […]

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Aug 13, 2019 08:30am

Three Reasons Your Prayers Should Always Include Praise

My wife and I are old school.  We try really hard to teach our three daughters their manners.  We believe […]

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May 18, 2019 05:00am

Letter to the Class of 2019

Dear high school graduate, I see your smiling face, your parents’ arms thrown around you, hugging you tightly, and I […]

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Apr 29, 2019 07:00am

What Happens When You Pray?

Do you ever wonder what happens when you pray? Sometimes we need a reminder. You may value prayer and you […]

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Apr 27, 2019 15:58pm

Prayer Doesn’t Fix Everything, But It Changes Everything

I’ve been a praying person for much of my life. Has it worked? Has it fixed me entirely? Apparently not, because I […]

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Sep 18, 2018 18:27pm

Valley of the Dry Bones: Replanting Temple Baptist Church By Drew Cline, Lead Pastor

Ezekiel 36:36 (ESV) “Then the nations that are left all around you shall know that I am the Lord; I […]

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Jan 26, 2017 06:34am

My Prayers Can’t Rain Down Fire … Or Can They

My Prayers Can’t Rain Down Fire … Or Can They

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