Category: Stewardship

Three Practical Pursuits: The Bible is Not Just for our Information, But for our Transformation

The Bible makes the same claim of itself. Paul wrote to Timothy, “All Scripture is breathed out by God…[so] that the man of God may be complete” (1 Timothy 3:16,17 emphasis mine).…

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Predetermined Praise

One of the things I believe each of us must do daily is to choose our attitude. If you don’t choose it, your day will choose it for you. I’ve lived on…

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Grace, Mercy, and Peace

I was speaking to someone recently about the old computer operating system DOS. I remember as a kid learning how to write programs for DOS. We were taught to increase each command…

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I Sin Every Day!

“I sin every day in thought, word, and deed.” The very words made me cringe. The person who said these words to me was not really bragging about their sin, just merely…

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Waiting for God’s Promise

  Waiting on God to fulfill His promise can be like waiting to open a present at Christmas. We see it there with our name on it. It is ours, but we…

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Christmas Returns

Each December God’s people return. We return to The Story. We revisit the manger. Tucked into Luke 8 is an account of Jesus returning to a seaside community where he frequently gathered…

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The Hidden Work of God

The older I get the more I realize life isn’t simple, how sometimes there are just no easy answers to be found.  Even when the answer is clear, it doesn’t mean it’s…

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Why Is This Taking So Long!?

  I’ve been working through the Bible in a year, thanks to the Read Scripture App and the Bible Project. If you’re familiar with Harry Potter, you’ll remember the sorting hat scene.…

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Rich and Miserable – How Can it Be?

In 2015, Business Insider Magazine published an article about Markus Persson, the creator of the wildly successful video game, Minecraft. Persson sold his company for $2.5 billion—establishing him as one of the richest, most successful…

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Choosing Joy

There was a time when I was so broken, hurt, and angry that I couldn’t sleep. Every time I closed my eyes I would see images that got me worked up. After…

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