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The Precious Gift of Boring

Kevin DeYoung reminds us that boring is something to be cherished: Talk to the parents whose house was flooded or whose kids won’t sleep through the night. Talk to the friend who has been sitting by the bedside of a … Continue reading

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Christian, You Don’t Have What It Takes

This is a hopeful post that will start out with a terribly (but only seemingly) unhopeful word. Here is the word: you do not have what it takes to live or minister in Christ’s Name. Yes, you are not competent … Continue reading

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Jesus, the Division Maker

Once Jesus preached an astonishing message in which he said the following: Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to … Continue reading

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5 Signs of Spiritual Maturity

What does it look like to be a mature Christian? To have graduated from the elementary school, middle school, high school, and college of the Christian life? What does it look like to be all grown up in your faith … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

The Best Pastor-Member Meeting Ever! There is an immense lesson for all of us to learn here. “I was glad to have the young people in our church. But these pastor-member meetings were getting on my nerves. The meetings were the same. The … Continue reading

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The Commendation Christ Gives

His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’ Matthew 25:21 Notice what Jesus will not commend His … Continue reading

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Three Languages All Christians Should Learn to Speak

Whenever you study anything in depth, you learn new language. Up and coming baseball fans eagerly learn new words/rules/phrases like RBI, line drive, pickle, strike zone, and home run. Cooks gladly learn the new words and phrases of the kitchen like bolognaise, bullion, … Continue reading

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