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Step it up

Proverbs 29:15 The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother. Parenting is hard work. It’s …

How not to lead your kids

Colossians 3:21 (ESV) Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged. What’s your purpose in parenting? Is it all about you …

Leading in integrity

Proverbs 20:7 (ESV)  The righteous who walks in his integrity—blessed are his children after him! Sometimes I get wrapped up in thinking …

Arrows in the hands of a Warrior

Psalm 127:3-4 (ESV) Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a …

Live pain free

Yesterday I passed by a billboard for a pain clinic that read “Live pain free.” Of course I know what they meant …

Don’t be a troll

I don’t normally take on current events and social issues in my devotional posts, and I’m not here to turn this post …

Why should I fear?

“Why should I fear in times of trouble, when the iniquity of those who cheat me surrounds me…” -Psalm 49:5 (ESV) I’m …

Global missions and you

No matter who you are, no matter where you find yourself, God can use you to reach people all over the world. …

Falling from grace

Galatians 5:1-6 For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. Look: I, …

Repentance means…

What does it mean to repent?  Watch this video from the guys at Wretched.TV and let me know what you think by …

Justified

We’re justified by Christ despite all of our sins.  Watch this short clip by Matt Chandler and leave me a comment on …

Real community

What does real community look like?  What should the Church look like? Watch this video by Francis Chan and leave me a …

For the City

How can we do better at being a church that’s for the city, not just in the city?  Watch this video by …

On the "flock"

I recently read a controversial interview with a well known pastor that believes the church should be run as a corporation. The …