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Life is about choices

Life is about choices. Every day, moment by moment, we are faced with choices; and what we decide in those moments makes all the difference. In fact, God labels those choices as “life and death,” then encourages us to “choose life.” (Deuteronomy 30:19) We live in a...

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If Jesus was your pastor…

"If Jesus were the pastor of a local church, not many of us would attend after our first visit."  This short quote from Francis Chan can spur all kinds of responses and reactions, ranging from “Why?” to “Ah-ha!”  Let me expand on the thought a bit...

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God or No God?

Someone wrote a while ago to ask for some input about a situation he has encountered. A childhood friend has a less than enjoyable marriage and has opted to compensate with an adulterous relationship. The person who wrote may have one opportunity to sit with his...

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But I need you to behave!

My heart aches today. I just got an email from a man whose marriage is crumbling and very likely to dissolve. He made some big mistakes; she is choosing not to forgive. They have hurt each other deeply and each are demanding that the other person do “things” because...

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Truth & Lies – The Bottom Line

Truth and Lies For me, those two words summarize the entire struggle of mankind, on both a global and individual level. It started in the Garden. Satan asks Eve about life in the paradise. She tells him it is wonderfully incredible. Satan inquires about any...

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But wait! I’m with Jesus!

There are four little verses in Luke 8 that encompass a surprising element of the journey with Jesus. Here are the first few verses (22-24): One day Jesus said to his disciples, “Let’s cross to the other side of the lake.” So they got into a boat and started...

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