Tag Archives: God first loved us

What I Do When I’m Not Blogging

As some of you may have noticed, I did not post on October 7th or Oct 14th, and I will not be posting Oct 21st or Oct 28th, which is unusual for me since I’ve posted on this blog faithfully … Continue reading

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Helping God’s Way

Have you ever been helping someone and really wished you could make them make the right decisions? Helping people is a messy business, because unlike working with items or technology, where you can count on them staying in place or … Continue reading

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Why do we care about others?

This is a post from several year ago that bears repeating, particularly in light of last weeks post. Why do we care? Its a simple question, and yet nothing about caring is simple. We care for reasons we cannot even … Continue reading

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A Memorial to Live

John 15:13 “Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” This Memorial Day my hope is that we would more than just remember veterans. My desire is that we would honor the … Continue reading

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Wholly Loved!

In a TED talk I recently heard, entitled “Managing A Narcissist,” Ann Barnes the speaker gave some startling statistics. In the millennial generation 70% of people exhibit narcissism. Narcissism is basically an individual’s attitude or mindset that they are incredibly … Continue reading

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Why Christians Should Love Themselves

As a Christian do you love yourself? Why or why not? Maybe this feels like a strange question to ask yourself, but actually it’s an important question to ask. “Do I love myself?” Whether or not we are able to … Continue reading

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How to Have Confidence in Who God Is

Have you ever talked with someone who thinks they know a person you know and they make a comment like, “I don’t think that person cares about that kind of thing.” And you get to say, “They totally care about … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Encourage New Believers To Do Devotions

As a young believer, I struggled a lot with the concept of reading my Bible daily or even weekly, and I often got annoyed when Christians harped about how important it was for me to be faithfully “doing devotions.” I … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

I know its a little early, but I had to get them in now because I’m setting aside blogging for the holidays and won’t be posting again until January 7th. Holidays come and go, but what was given to us … Continue reading

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Take Every Verse in Context

Have you ever listened to the news or read a magazine where someone is being quoted as having said something that is just really weird for them to have said? It makes you kind of wonder who they are, right? … Continue reading

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