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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

Miracle in Shreveport: God Is Working

For it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill His good purpose. — Philippians 2:13 God is always at work in our lives. Even when we can’t see Him, He’s behind the scenes working in ways we may never know. But sometimes, we get to see His

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

God Made You on Purpose

The Lord will fulfill His purpose for me; Your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of Your hands. — Psalm 138:8 ESV I like the idea that God only made me once. Like paintings — there’s something special about the first one. My cousin Joe just recently passed away, but

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.

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