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You Have Not Passed This Way Before

When you come to a place you’ve never been before, for example a town you’ve never visited or, literally, every new stage of your life, and don’t know the way to go, the wisest choice is to follow someone who … Continue reading

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More Like Him

“We are His children, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. But we know that when He appears, we will be like Him, for we will see Him as He is.” ~1 John 3:2

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How Blessed…

“How blessed are those who ignore the advice of the corrupt, who resist the companionship of the wicked, who refuse to become jaded toward others; who delight instead in the teachings of the LORD and in meditating upon His truths … Continue reading

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Wherever God Sends Me

As a young convert, I struggled with writing God a blank check. “What if he makes me a taxi driver in some ramshackle city?” I thought, full of childish self-importance. He didn’t. He used the gifts he’d given me, rather … Continue reading

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Harvest Time

“Out of a hundred people, one will read the Bible, and the other ninety-nine will read the Christian.” ~Dwight L. Moody Be what you believe. ∴

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Empty People – Empty Churches

Originally posted on live4him.ca:
I see no need to attend church. I know it sounds crazy coming from a pastor but the truth is I have trouble giving a good reason to show up every Sunday let alone…

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Healthy Sheep Reproduce

Image by Sam Carter St. Francis reputedly said, “Preach the gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.” A friend told me the other day that she doesn’t “preach” to her non-believing husband, but rather prays he’ll be drawn … Continue reading

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Overlooked Birthdays at Christmas Time

Image by Angèle Kamp Some of my friends’ birthdays fall on or near Christmas day, and so, sadly, they tend to be overlooked. Take my friend Jesus, for example. Hey, here’s an idea: What if we were so much like Him, … Continue reading

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Stop Squirming!

“For it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure. Therefore, do all things without grumbling and disputation.”  ~Philippians 2:13-14 †

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“Jesus Wasn’t a Christian”

I hear that statement a lot these days. First, let’s clear something up: the term “Christian” originally denoted* “Christ-like.” And so, in the truest sense, Jesus not only was a Christian, but was the first and only perfect Christian who … Continue reading

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