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Stop Serving God. Just Stop.

July 5, 2012

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It’s been a while since I’ve posted.  Seven months. Phew.  I’m still touched by how many of you subscribe and comment. You encourage me. May you continue to grow in the Lord. Call & Response I’ve never met a Christian who didn’t want to serve God. It’s built into us. He saved us. Serving God […]

72 Precious Words that Define Our Personal Relationship with God

May 2, 2011

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So often, my relationship with the Lord is like a text message conversation— intermittent, abbreviated, and distant. How many of us need our personal relationship with the Lord restored? When I say “relationship,” I mean a romantic one. Just us and the Lord. The only way to cultivate such a relationship is  by spending time with Him. […]

Jesus in Japan: The One Who Calms Those Covered By Waves

March 28, 2011

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I’m ashamed to say it. It took an entire week of seeing the dozens of videos of that devistating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. But finally, it hit me. On the drive into work, I was listening to this story on the radio. An aftershock of my own hit, and I began to realize what […]

3 Ways to Use the Bible to Touch God

March 22, 2011

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Use the Right Tool for the Job God breathes. Did you know that? The Bible records God’s breathing at least three times. The first time was when God made Adam. He breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living soul. That breath of life became man’s human spirit (1 Thess […]

2 Hidden Things That Will Ruin Your Spiritual Life

January 26, 2011

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Matthew 6 contains exposes two hidden things that will stop a believer’s growth in life.  I will reproduce two verses from that chapter here, but before I do, I should set up the context. Constitutional Context Matthew 5-7 has been called by several names: “The Sermon on the Mount,” “The Be-attitudes,” etc. I believe the […]