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When You’re Not Doing-Just-Fine-Thank-You

A year before Mum’s death, I was sitting in a departure lounge waiting for my flight to board when that dreaded announcement graced our ears: “The 3:30 p.m. flight to Dallas, Texas, will now depart at 5:40 p.m. Thank you for your patience.” I looked at my fellow passengers and questioned the announcer’s gratitude for

The DNA of a Disciple-Making Movement

Imagine a day when Jesus-style disciple making is the norm for the local church. Everyday Christians are engaged in relationships with people (inside and outside the church) so that they can show the love of Jesus and help people to trust and follow Him. Churches are known as disciple-making places, where Jesus-like people are created.

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First Day of Advent! A Heavenly Herald

Today is the first day of Advent — the season of waiting, anticipating, preparing, and rejoicing for the coming celebration of the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. Meditate today on the history-shattering even of the birth of Christ. Start this Advent season with song! What are you doing today to mark the beginning of

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Jesus’ POV

When He saw the crowds… – Matthew 9:36 If you want to get the attention of a roomful of teenagers, turn something wild loose. A little touch of chaos in the atmosphere periodically is an asset to any youth group. Years ago when I was a youth pastor, I turned something loose as I got ready to tell the

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Death: The End of Construction

The dead will hear the voice of the Son of God; and those who hear will live. – John 5:25 I am still in the land of the dying; I shall be in the land of the living soon. – John Newton Death is inevitable! No one can outrun death. It will catch up to all of us eventually. When

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A Heart Like Jesus

What if, for one day, Jesus were to become you? What if, for twenty-four hours, Jesus wakes up in your bed, walks in your shoes, lives in your house, assumes your schedule? Your boss becomes His boss, your mother becomes His mother, your pains become His pains? With one exception, nothing about your life changes. Your health doesn’t change. Your

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