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Spirit, Soul, & Body (Part 1)

So many struggle to walk in freedom.  Bound by laws, rules, and rituals.  Condemnation bearing down.  I have lived like that, and still at times have to remind myself of the truths of the gospel (good news), that liberates, heals, [...]

Salt & Light

So often Christians think they need to share Jesus.  It can be an effort, that often results in guilt in shame.  But what if being "salt & life" is about "being" and not "doing."  It is an identity issue.  It [...]

Heart of Worship

It can easy to be distracted in "Doing" things for God.  Not that "Doing" is wrong.  But it should always operate out of the context of overflow.  And that is where we can get it wrong.  Jesus promises living waters [...]

Praying to the Father

Most of us would say that prayer is important, but have you considered that how you pray is equally important.  Just as in our human relationships, what we say does matter, so can it be in prayer...and that all starts [...]


Modern day Christianity (well...really it has been an issue since the beginning of the church), has at times casted it eyes on the target of good works, when in reality, the message of the Bible is one of faith. God [...]


“And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in words and deeds.  Now when he was forty years old, it came into his heart to visit his brethren, the children of Israel.  And seeing [...]


So...God has been working on our mouths over the past year as a family.  God has been using different ways to bring home this truth.  What I want to share, some may think to be strange, but YOU know when [...]


"Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land, and feed on His faithfulness.  Delight yourself also in the Lord and He shall give you the desires of your heart.  Commit your way to the LORD, Trust also [...]


What is the church meant to look like? Sounds easy enough, but is it?  Most of the Epistles were written to help guide and develop the early church into what Jesus had imparted into those who walked with Him and [...]