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Lord Jesus, I repent and turn from my wicked ways. Cleanse me from all my sins. Open my heart and mind to turn away from doing wrong. 42 more words

Beware of Tag-a-longs

Saul/Paul has now found some acceptance, thanks to his new friend Barnabas, into the ranks of the Christian family in the town of Antioch. These were not spiritual lightweights pulling up chairs for a tea party.  340 more words

Long Ago And Far Way There Once Lived...

Where's Jesus (by Mike Yaconelli)

Here’s a great article by Mike Yaconelli I found over at YouthSpecialties.com.

I think as people and ministries we have a tendency to over-doctrineize Jesus.   Spell check highlighted “over-doctirnze” for me and pointed out that it’s not necessarily a word, so what am I trying to say with my made up word?   1,167 more words


You must love yourself before anyone can truly love you. Don’t you know you were fearfully and wonderfully made? God makes no mistakes so love the skin your in and always aim to be the best you, you can be.

Speaking in Psalms

Ephesians 5:19 tells believers to “speak to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord.” I never really thought about applying this (after all what did it mean) until I spoke on the phone with one of my friends. 131 more words


Choosing Joy

We all have “bad” days now and then, right? Perhaps you’re having one today – maybe you’ve locked your keys in the car, spilled your once-a-week mocha treat down your blouse minutes before “the big meeting,” or, in the rush of a hectic morning, forgot to pack little Joey’s lunch. 456 more words


Come Away with Me, My Child! | Reading Books Aloud Together

“There are many Beths in the world, shy and quiet, sitting in corners till needed, and living for others so cheerfully that no one sees the sacrifices till the little cricket on the hearth stops chirping, and the sweet, sunshiny presence vanishes, leaving silence and shadow behind.” 846 more words

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