Crucifixion

What is Lent?

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The death and resurrection of Jesus Christ are at the heart of the Christian gospel, and Good Friday and Easter are two of the most significant celebrations of the Christian year. Lent is a 40-day season of preparation and repentance during which we anticipate Good Friday and Easter. Just as we carefully prepare for big […]

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The truth about resolutions.

the truth about resolutions.

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The word “resolution” betrays itself right from the start. It sounds like a new beginning, but it promises an end — a “resolving” of things that are broken — the hope of being perfect and finished — the assurance that we can bring conclusion to ourselves. In Colossians 2:2, Paul makes a resolution for the […]

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Ammunition Against Anxiety

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Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. (Philippians 4:6) When I am anxious about my ministry being useless and empty, I fight unbelief with the promise of Isaiah 55:11. “So shall my word be which goes forth from my mouth; it […]

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Crucifixion

A confession.

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Gracious and merciful God, We confess that although we willingly declare that “Jesus is King,” we often fail to place him as first priority in our lives. Many times we fail to represent and demonstrate his love and mercy to our neighbors, friends, family, or coworkers. We seldom steward our time or our gifts to […]

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How to Talk to God

How to Talk to God.

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How to talk to God. How do you sum this up in a blog post? Or even a four-week message series? The impossibility of such an answer leaves me somewhere between frozen and grateful. If talking to God looked the same for everyone, every time then I would most certainly treat it as another box […]

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What the Resurrection Means

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Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. (Romans 10:9) The meaning of the resurrection is that God is for us. He aims to close ranks with us. He aims to overcome all our sense of abandonment […]

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How Should I Vote as a Christian?

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Q: I’m trying to figure out if I’m going to vote or not this year. I have reason to think I need to, however unless I’m settling for second best, I can’t see myself voting. With hopes for me to gain a better understanding, can you share with me HOW to approach voting? Like what […]

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The Solid Rock

The Solid Rock

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To be honest, I wanted to give up on blogging this week, just because I feel busy and I haven’t been consistent with anything this whole summer. However, I can’t get this week’s message out of my mind. I felt the need to sit down and do the hard work I want to avoid: hear […]

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