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Living As a Called Person

Living As a Called Person

Editor’s Note: Life is busy. Life can get chaotic. Often, we plan our business carefully, we calendar items down to 15 minute segments, we plan our school schedules, we organize dinner and fun events with friends and family. But, life is more than work and busyness. Our inner lives, our spiritual walks with Jesus need

Passion: The Wide-Open Life

Dear, dear Corinthians, I can’t tell you how much I long for you to enter this wide-open, spacious life. We didn’t fence you in. The smallness you feel comes from within you. Your lives aren’t small, but you’re living them in a small way. I’m speaking as plainly as I can and with great affection.

DIY: God Qualifies the Called

But Moses replied in the LORD’s presence, “Since I am such a poor speaker, how will Pharaoh listen to me?” — Exodus 6:30 HCSB It used to be that if you had a problem with your toilet, you would call a plumber. If you had some faulty lighting, an electrician was the person to call.

Restless: What Is Your Passion?

Threads of Passions William Wilberforce knew his passion. He resisted it, but this passion held him captive as a young man, nearly at the same time that he became completely captivated by Jesus. He met God and wanted nothing more than to begin vocational ministry; he was convinced this was the best way to serve God. But the passion that

What Is the Purpose of Life?

“Why are you here?” is a question that has been trending on the Internet for several months, with thousands of people taking to social media and posting their responses using #wearehere. The question has struck a cord with the American public but for Christians, the answer is defined by Jesus. Just before he left, Jesus

Discovering God’s Purpose for Your Life

Church reformer and theologian John Calvin argued that there is no more exalted a description of a Christian than this: “We are God’s handiwork” (lit., “masterpiece”; Ephesians 2:10). Galaxies, stars, and solar systems can knock us breathless with God’s glory (Psalm 19:1), but only human beings who have experienced the miracle of a new birth

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