Tag Archives: Heaven

The Rich Young Ruler

If someone asked you how to get to Heaven, you’d probably say “by grace through faith in Jesus (Eph. 2:8-9),” right? So why did Jesus give the Law to the rich young ruler when he asked the same question (Mark … Continue reading

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Straining at Rowing

I took Mary kayaking this weekend. Typical of a 2-year old, she wanted to “do it myself!” Needless to say, we didn’t get very far and she ended up pretty frustrated. Truth be told, she was a hot mess and I apologize to … Continue reading

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Please Take Jesus Personally

How many times have you been told, “now, don’t take this personally, but…”? Well, I want you to take this personally: Jesus is THE ONLY WAY to God. The postmodern ear may bristle at that, but that doesn’t make it … Continue reading

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Stuff Is Just Stuff, Jesus Is What Matters

You are rich. You live in America, which means: You have more than one phone, TV & car. You make more than $2 a day. You have so much stuff that you don’t know what to do with it all. You … Continue reading

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God Makes His Home With You

Come on now, we’ve all felt like the odd-man out. We’ve all felt like we didn’t know the secret handshake. We’ve all felt left out. But I promise you, there is a place where you belong. There is a home … Continue reading

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What If It Were Illegal To Be A Christian?

If it were against the law to be a Christian, would there be enough evidence in your life to arrest you? Or would you be released with a warning?! Is there fruit in your life that Jesus is your Lord? … Continue reading

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Like Kids Playing in the Street

The road in front of our house was nothing but ice, so of course Charlotte wanted to go ice skating on it. We were crossing the street & she stopped to play around. I let her do that for a … Continue reading

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