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Is It Sinful to Ask God Why?

We all face times when we don’t understand what God is doing. Perhaps we lose a loved one, or we receive an unexpected and upsetting diagnosis. We struggle as we walk through painfully devastating circumstances. We don’t see life making sense, and even more discouraging, we don’t see God making sense. So, we look to […]

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Honoring Christ on Social Media

Let’s face it. Most of us are on some form of social media, gravitating toward a particular one depending on our personality. The creative love to share and collect ideas on Pinterest. Middle school apparently would not be survivable without Snapchat. Babies can’t be born without Instagram commemoration. Make-up and cooking tutorials and dance challenges […]

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3 Myths About Loving One Another

Loving others can sound like Christianity 101. It goes right along with all of the other things we learned as children about going to church-“Don’t run in church. Dress appropriately. Don’t hit people. Don’t bite. And love each other.” Easy. Or is it? In the book of John, Jesus says, “By this all people will […]

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Creating the Greatest Prayer List of Your Life

Prayer is one of those topics that tends to stir up feelings of either conviction or confusion in people. Some might feel guilty for not praying more but unsure if they are even doing it correctly. Others may wrestle with feeling inadequate, ineloquent, or ill-prepared. There are even those who deep down wonder if prayer […]

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The Right Tool Changes Everything

If you decided that you were going to seriously invest time and energy in helping someone become a committed disciple of Christ, would you know what to do or where to start? Or if you decided that you needed to become a more deeply devoted disciple of Christ, would you know how to allow someone […]

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8 Resolutions to Help Every Believer Grow

Many people begin a new year by making resolutions concerning health, finances, marriage, or parenting. Even if you aren’t someone who typically writes down resolutions, the majority of us usually decide there are a few things we want to do differently after the holidays. The older I get, the more I find myself taking a […]

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Introducing a New Resource – 40: A Discipleship Journey

If you were asked to help another believer become a committed disciple of Christ, would you know what to do or where to start?  Making disciples is not controversial or complicated, but most of us have never really been taught how to make one or how to be made into one. That’s why we are […]

5 Things To Do When A Door Slams In Your Life

5 Things to Do When a Door Slams in Your Life

At some point in your life, you will face a slammed door. You probably already have. Perhaps you were excited about a relationship that flooded your heart with warmth, a chance to grow your business, an opportunity you greatly desired for your child or even the hope of adopting a child. But then the door […]

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A Powerful Way to Start Your Children’s School Day

The school year has officially started back for most of our children, and as the father of six, I am always looking for ways to utilize everyday moments to guide my kids. In the past, one of these moments was my daily drive to drop my oldest two sons off at school. As someone who […]

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What is a Man Relationally (Part 7)

Today we come to the last post in this series on biblical manhood and what I believe is some of the most practical wisdom I can give you as you seek to become the man God intends you to be.   Before we discuss men relationally, let’s do a quick review of what we have learned […]

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