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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 [...]

POWER OF FAITH

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 [...]

VISION FOR JESUS

“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 [...]

WHAT DID YOU SAY?

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 [...]

WHAT DOES GOD REQUIRE

"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 [...]

WEIRD AND RELEVANT

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 [...]

CHOOSE LIFE

Many are familiar with Deuteronomy 30:19, where God speaks to the children of Israel.  After reinstating the commandments, God speaks through Moses, setting before the people blessings and cursings, life and death...and tells them to "choose life." I was recently [...]

LOST THE PLOT

In Numbers 20, once again, there was confrontation between Israel, Moses, and ultimately with God.  It was over water...again.  This time, not only would it go bad for Israel, but for Moses and Aaron.  They would forfeit their place in [...]

CRAZILY LUSTFUL CRAVINGS

A year and a half ago, we resigned from leading a thriving church of around 200 people.  We were also overseeing another church plant in a another town.  It was struggling, but still there.  We were traveling a bit and [...]