A Cure, not a Band-Aid

A Cure, not a Band-Aid

The problem isn’t always the real problem. Taking Tylenol when you have a fever doesn’t cure the infection. Mowing the grass doesn’t take out the weeds. It was the under-the-surface part of the iceberg that sank the Titanic. You need a cure, not a Band-Aid. Whatever metaphor you choose, problems won’t get better unless you get to the stuff underneath the surface.

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God Does Not Work Alone

God Does Not Work Alone

God can and does work any way He chooses. But God did not create you to need only Him. That may sound dangerous to say, but hear me out. God does not work alone. There are at least three ways in which God is not all you need.

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Waiting for Christmas – and Eternity

Waiting for Christmas – and Eternity

If you have a child or grandchild, you’re watching them count the days until Christmas with great excitement and anticipation. If you’re tired or lonely you may also be counting the days – but for a very different reason. Far beyond waiting for Christmas, waiting is part of our experience as followers of Jesus. And it’s not easy.

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Single at Christmas

Single at Christmas

Christmas is only a few days away – and you’re alone. Well, not really alone, not totally. But you’re single. There’s no one to kiss on Christmas Eve, no one to share a hot chocolate with in front of the fire, no one to walk with hand-in-hand through the snow. Being single at Christmas is just not cool.

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