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Sin-It Isn't What You Do, It is Who You Are

These are some excerpts from my message in Germany

“We are going to read in 1st john tonight, the entire first chapter. John wrote this letter to a group of Christians who were struggling with some pretty tough questions. 1,725 more words

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Clay in Your Hands

Innumerable nights I spent tortured by the realization that I was not whole and had lost so much of myself in an ongoing battle that I was barely any more than ignorant of. 2,516 more words

Never Walk Alone

Letting Grace do her work

Jesus Christ Prince of Peace (painting by Akiane)

My youngest just “is”. She is impossible to describe but she does me good every day. Unaffected, innocent, pure, without a trace of worry and unconscious of the good she is doing, she works on my soul like a tonic reminding me every day of her namesake’s work in my spirit soul body. 85 more words

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FOLLOW ME

Because I love you, I occasionally pass on some beautiful devotional reflections from my wise better half. For more inspiring thoughts from a wife/mother/teacher/artist/saint, investigate… 325 more words

Encouragement

GETTING OUT OF THE WAY

Wendy (a VBC mom of 2) , shared an encouraging thought from Klumpenhower’s Show Them Jesus. To paraphrase: the Cross of Christ isn’t just a reminder to move us to be grateful to God, it is power to live the life of Christ. 312 more words

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SPIRITUAL RENEWAL AS A DANCE

Each of us wear a collection of hats during the week: spouse, parent, employee, teacher, friend, coach—it’s easy to get bogged down and forget our primary reality as disciples of Jesus, members of the Body of Christ. 344 more words

Encouragement

EXCERPTS OF WISDOM

Last Sunday was the wrap-up of a 4-week class on parent disciple-making. Steve & Sharon Collard were gracious enough to come and share their collective and hard-won wisdom. 165 more words

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