The “Hard” Part of Spiritual Growth

The “Hard” Part of Spiritual Growth

Why aren’t you more like Jesus?

God’s plan for you is to “be conformed to the image of His Son.” (Romans 8:29) How’s that working out for you? Would someone looking at your life say that you act like, talk like, respond like Jesus more today than you did when you first became a believer? Or more than a year ago?

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Fake News or Good News?

Fake News or Good News?

In the United States we’ve just been through a very contentious election cycle. There’s been a lot of talk about fake news, which often stirs up a lot more heat than light. But there is truth to be found, and that truth can truly change you. And whether in the political arena or otherwise, truth can differentiate fake news or good news.

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What’s Greater Than Forgiveness?

What’s Greater Than Forgiveness?

If you’re on your deathbed, forgiveness is the best news you could possibly receive. You’re facing eternity, and you can know that things are right between you and God. Jesus’ death and resurrection makes forgiveness free, and it’s glorious. But for the rest of us who aren’t on our deathbeds, there’s something a whole lot greater than forgiveness.

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The Foundation of Your Faith

The Foundation of Your Faith

Your faith is built on something. And you can’t escape the fact that at some point your faith will be shaken. Like Hurricane Michael that recently wreaked such havoc in Florida and other parts of the southeastern United States, the winds will come and threaten to blow you over. When that happens, how you come through will be largely determined by the foundation of your faith.

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How to Grow a One Flesh Marriage

How to Grow a One Flesh Marriage

Imagine that Friday in the Garden of Eden. Adam wakes from his God-induced sleep missing a rib, and before him is a sight more captivating than anything his newly-created eyes have yet seen: Woman! “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh.” (Genesis 2:24) How can you grow a one flesh marriage?

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