Cry in the Right Direction
May 20th, 2019

Cry in the Right Direction

Matt Cohen

“Matt, I think you’re depressed.” The statement shocked me because my wife is not given to exaggeration. Thankfully, because I was shocked I was also speechless, so she was able to continue. For about an hour or so, my wife helped me to see things that, as a pastor, ...

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Can the Bible help you be a good mom?
May 6th, 2019

Can the Bible help you be a good mom?

Liz Wann

As I scroll through Facebook, I see blog posts for potty training your toddler over the weekend, how to get your kids to listen, and how to get your kids to eat right. I read one post that tells moms to cloth diaper their babies and feed them homemade ...

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Do I have to know things to follow Jesus?
March 25th, 2019

Do I have to know things to follow Jesus?

Mike Anderson

“Why are we wasting our time studying? What really matters is doing what Jesus said.” I’ve been a Christian for 12 years now, and in that time, I’ve heard countless sentiments like this—and for good reason, too. Jesus himself said, “If you love me, you ...

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How to Cultivate a Habit of Delight
March 4th, 2019

How to Cultivate a Habit of Delight

Alex Miller

A few weeks ago, I made the mistake of trying to get quickly in and out of a bookstore. Perhaps it’s the recent proliferation of online book shopping options, and my tendency to use them instead of the walk-in variety over the past few years, that made me foolish ...

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Why You Should Number Your Days This New Year
December 31st, 2018

Why You Should Number Your Days This New Year

Liz Wann

A new year always comes at the heels of Christmas. In the words of John Lennon and Yoko Ono: “And so this is Christmas and what have we done Another year over, a new one just begun.” The end of a year brings reflection and remembrance, and ...

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What Happens When You Choose Silence Together
November 12th, 2018

What Happens When You Choose Silence Together

Catherine Ricketts

“Go out and stand before me on top of the mountain, ” the LORD said to [Elijah]. Then the LORD passed by and sent a furious wind that split the hills and shattered the rocks—but the LORD was not in the wind. The wind stopped blowing, ...

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Learning Forgiveness through Indivisible
October 22nd, 2018

Learning Forgiveness through Indivisible

Michael Foust

A survey of American adults , done a few years back, found that 62 percent of people believed they needed to forgive more. 58 percent said some things are never forgivable,  and 60 percent said the other party would have to apologize and make changes in order to ...

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Look to Jesus for Strength to Endure Your Trials
October 9th, 2018

Look to Jesus for Strength to Endure Your Trials

Jason Malec

Every one of us has experienced a parental fail. If you’re a parent, you can point to those times when you messed up. (Maybe as recently as this morning!) If you’re not a parent, there are likely times when your own parents made bad decisions or ...

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