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Praying for Your Calling

April 20, 2015 0 Comments
Praying for Your Calling

It seems to be a deep part of us to live a life of meaning, a life of purpose. At times our calling seems to be an elusive treasure that requires great effort to discover. I know for much of my life I searched and hunted for it myself. It was a constant prayer that […]

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On Track – A Book Review

April 16, 2015 4 Comments
On Track – A Book Review

I am a very heavy blog reader (all bloggers should be). I have over one hundred blogs in my feedly reader. Of course most only get a quick scan; however, there are a few bloggers that I try not to miss. Jon Stolpe is one of those bloggers. A while back I was one of […]

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What is in Your Hand?

April 13, 2015 2 Comments
What is in Your Hand?

 Several months ago on John Michael Morgan’s blog he proposed the question “Is your Excuse worth your success?” This is a very important question for anyone.  “Until you accept the fact that your current circumstances can be changed by you, don’t expect things to change. “ – John Michael Morgan  I used to be the […]

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The Glory of the Resurrection

April 5, 2015 4 Comments
The Glory of the Resurrection

Death has come. Deep within the tomb is darkness. A sealed tomb designed to never again see the light of day. God was not done yet; the work of Christ his only begotten son was not yet complete. Three days had passed and Jesus had taken the keys of death, hell and the grave from […]

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Glory of the Cross

April 3, 2015 0 Comments
Glory of the Cross

The cross a horrible tool of torture and death. It is designed to bring shame, pain and an agonizing death that would take hours. Bones are pulled out of joint, muscles and ligaments stretched and torn, and it is almost impossible to breathe. It is a mocker. You my savior, my redeemer, the one who […]

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Five Days to the Cross

March 30, 2015 2 Comments
Five Days to the Cross

 Yesterday Christians worldwide celebrated Palm Sunday. As the culmination of Jesus earthly ministry drew to a close he enters Jerusalem riding on a donkey. Jews were looking for a warrior king to come and set them free from the tyranny of Rome. However, Jesus did not fit so nicely in that box. He broke all […]

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Called to be Available

March 9, 2015 0 Comments
Called to be Available

Several weeks ago I read a post by Brad Waggoner over at Thom Rainer’s blog. Brad talks about leading when you are in a support role. He made the statement that we are “called to be available.” It may not be what we feel is our eventual calling but we must be available to Jesus […]

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Make Your Greatest Discovery Today

March 2, 2015 2 Comments
Make Your Greatest Discovery Today

“One of the great discoveries of man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.” – Henry Ford, quoted by John Maxwell in Mentoring 101 The greatest limiters in life are the doubts we have about our self. (Click to Tweet) We think of […]

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The Invitation to Pray

February 23, 2015 3 Comments
The Invitation to Pray

“But we must see the expectation to pray not only as a divine summons, but also a royal invitation.” – Donald S. Whitney, The Spiritual Disciplines   One of the things that is so wonderful about the Christian Faith is that we are able to go before God in prayer, and He promises us through […]

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The Happy Christian: A Book Review

February 18, 2015 0 Comments
The Happy Christian: A Book Review

I have to admit I was highly skeptical when I read the title, The Happy Christian: Ten Ways to Be a Joyful Believer in a Gloomy World,  the forthcoming book by David Murray. However, I enjoyed his last book, Jesus on Every Page. You can read my review here. I am also a frequent reader […]

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