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Saturday Scripture - Overwhelming Blessings

When we stop and reflect on the countless ways the Lord has blessed us, it leaves us with an overwhelming sense of gratitude, and our hearts overflow with joy. 21 more words

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“The Execution of Lady Jane Grey” and Living a Vibrant Life

Have you ever seen a painting that simply refused to be ignored, inspiring you to think deeply about life and the way it should be lived? 376 more words

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Worship War Weariness

A senior adult shared the above cartoon with me a few weeks ago. He thought it was funny, but I wasn’t laughing. I’ve also heard a guest speaker at a ministry luncheon tell a similar joke, and while the older adults in the room laughed away, I noticed that all of the young people grew extremely quiet and withdrawn. 464 more words

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For The Imperfect Churches

One of the metaphors for a church is family, namely the family of God. Thus Christians often refer to each other as brothers and sisters in Christ. 496 more words

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6 Audiobooks to Spice Up Your Commute

I commute to work, an hour each way. This amounts to lots of time spent in the car, either in the early morning (when I’m exhausted) or at the end of a long day (when I’m exhausted). 1,013 more words

Christian Living

Believing In Jesus and His Way

I’m currently reading through Brian Zahnd’s book A Farewell to Mars: An Evangelical Pastor’s Journey Toward the Biblical Gospel of Peace. The book is about the peaceful, non-violent way of Jesus Christ, which is often ignored and even dismissed as irrelevant by many Christians living in America. 239 more words

Kingdom Of God

Christian Flash Weekly - "Burden Bearer"

Burden Bearer

Jeff knew it was going to be a bad day when three alarms started bleeping on his cell phone at once. Fighting to keep one hand steady on the steering wheel, he grabbed for the phone. 285 more words

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