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Taking Lent Seriously

As we approach Lent this year, which starts on February 10th this year, it is on my mind that we should be giving up something substantial in our lives, something that has real meaning and could make a meaningful difference in your life. 917 more words


What's in It for Me?

Now great crowds accompanied him, and he turned and said to them, “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.  457 more words

On The Gospel Road

You Give me Fever

It’s been about 24 hours now of a mild fever. My heart rate is elevated and my temps are hovering around the mid 37s. They’ve pumped antibiotics into me anticipating worse symptoms, and thankfully I think they’ve got ahead of it. 612 more words


The cost of acting with integrity

Luke 3:7-18

To move from the false celebration of the false Party City to the genuine rejoicing of God’s Holy City we are invited to act. 297 more words

True Worship

Is Jesus worth it? Counting the Cost for Christ

When I heard God’s call and went into full-time Christian ministry back in 1987, I was only 22 and fresh out of university. Young and idealistic about God’s plans for me and how I might used by Him to change the world, I thought I was willing to go anywhere and do anything for Jesus. 775 more words

Contemporary Culture

Left behind

I feel sorry for Zebedee. There he was, heading up the family business, and someone comes along and snaffles up his two best workers. His sons to boot! 360 more words