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The Wrong Seed For The Harvest You Desire

Be careful what seeds you are planting, watering, and ultimately – harvesting. It would be crazy for a farmer to plant corn and then expect sunflowers. Likewise, don’t expect joy, patience, and good will, if you are planting seeds of doubt, … Continue reading

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Keep It Simple

I like things simple. Simple life. Simple truth: light/dark truth/lie freedom/bondage. “Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, Than great treasure with trouble.” – Prov. 15:16 KISS: Keep It Simple, Silly. Read John.

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Insights from Proverbs 5

Insights from Proverbs 5 for the 5th: I can sum up Prov. 5 in 5 words: Keep it in your pants. If you would like to… Not drink poison? Not get sliced up by a sword? Not wander aimlessly? Not … Continue reading

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No Longer Slaves

Augustine of Hippo said “he who sings prays twice,” once with our music and once with our words. This song has pierced my heart as only music can. It is my anthem of freedom. My fears were drowned in perfect … Continue reading

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Love Mercy

We are called to not only be merciful, but to love mercy (Micah 6:8). To love it! When you love something you sacrifice for it, you protect it, and you put it before yourself. Mercy (not getting what you deserve) … Continue reading

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Why Are Churches Dying?

Churches are dying. Some are thriving, but the overwhelming majority are not. Attendance is dwindling. Most are hanging on by a thread. Many will have to shut their doors in as little as one generation. A lot of this is because we … Continue reading

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The Little Engine That Couldn’t

We are all familiar with “The little engine that could.” A little steam engine pulls a big train over a big hill, or (depending on the version) a little engine is loaded with an abnormally large cargo and has to make it over that … Continue reading

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