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Resources you can use to re-present Christ in the conversations of day

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The Biden State of the Union and the state of our union in Christ

The President of the United States is scheduled to deliver the annual State of the Union address tonight on Tuesday, February 7, 2023. Every year it…

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This Valentine’s day, let’s “phileo”

In the 15th chapter of the gospel of John, Jesus bestows a great gift to his disciples.  He says to them, “No one has greater love…

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New Year. New you? 

Once again we find ourselves in a brand new year. We start with high hopes, great expectations and often a number of resolutions that prove unrealistic.…

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Begin again, again

Children call it a “do over.” Golfers call it a “mulligan.” Television and film directors call it a “retake.” By whatever name, it is the realization…

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When Christmas isn’t Hallmark Happy

The Hallmark Channel has become as synonymous with Christmas as Bing Crosby or 34th Street were for prior generations. Hallmark movies have become so popular they…

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Thanksliving

Christians, we are people of thanksgiving— not just for a day, but in everyday living. When we gather at our tables this week, for the nationally…

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Heeding the signs of the times

When the smoke detector goes off, what do you do?  How about the fire alarm in a commercial building?  What about a tornado siren blaring on…

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What must we do to be saved?

During a sermon in the fall of 2022, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church in Moscow, Patriarch Kirill, said that a Russian soldier’s death on…

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What is a worldview?

The term worldview should be more than a buzzword— it should provoke us to think intentionally and critically about the forces that influence our minds and…

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Meeting Jesus

Things are not as they should be. Everyone can see that. We turn on the TV, check social media or talk with our neighbor and everything…

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Where in the Word are you?

My name is Carmen so it may not surprise you that there was a season in which I was often asked, “Where in the world are…

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Have it your way! American Autonomy vs Freedom within God’s Gracious Sovereignty

If you’ve been listening you’ve heard the word autonomy even if you haven’t actually heard the word. It is an ideology whose advocates today are legion.…

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