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Music Monday: You Make Me Brave – Amanda Cook

  As I wrote my first Bible study, Be Not Afraid: Living with Faith in the Midst of a Fearful World, I knew that there were so many people who needed to hear the words “Be Not Afraid” from their … Continue reading

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Standing on the starting line

Maybe it’s just me. Maybe I’m the only one who stands on the edge of a cliff and thinks, “No way.” Granted, sometimes the cliff is very high, and sometimes it is only a couple feet down, but more often … Continue reading

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Don’t follow me?

There’s an interesting story in the Bible that I just rediscovered. It’s a pretty well-known story about a man who was possessed by many demons, and is cured when Jesus comes to his town. The demons beg Jesus not to … Continue reading

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Music Monday: So Small

It’s summer, so it’s time for Music Monday again. Time for some new songs and some old songs. Some songs that are overtly Christian, and some that don’t seem to be at first glance. This song is one of those … Continue reading

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Spelling Lessons

As I taught some basic Spanish to a class of second graders, I thought I would get some help from an expert. There was a little boy in the class who had recently moved from Mexico. His English was quite … Continue reading

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Explain

  When we can see our blessings and God’s work around us, it changes us. There is something different that is almost tangible. You may have felt it – the peace, the joy, the awe of seeing that there is … Continue reading

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Sharing your faith

  When you think of evangelization, do you think of someone standing on their soapbox, condemning everyone who doesn’t believe or act the way they think they should? Whether literal or figurative, I think this is the way that many … Continue reading

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Speak to me

    Don’t you love when God speaks to your heart and it is exactly what you need? I love when I am wrestling with something or asking for a grace, and when I open my Bible or a devotional … Continue reading

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Still locked away…

As we continue with our Gospel reading from yesterday, I have to admit I’ve always found the next part of the scene a little disturbing. On the day of Jesus’ resurrection, after He enters the locked room where the disciples are hiding and … Continue reading

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Joy of the Lord

  How many of us think that proper “holy” behavior is reserved, uptight, and unexcitable? (I’m not sure if that last one is actually a word, but you know exactly what I mean) Faith is a very serious thing. Well, … Continue reading

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