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Your Single Most Important Habit

An excellent article from Pastor David Mathis! Read it below or online HERE. The final frontier of biological research is still the enigmatic human brain. And at the cutting edge of recent study has been this phenomenon we call "habits." One important finding has been what researchers and popularizers call "keystone habits" simple, but catalytic new routines that inspire...

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Knit Tightly

"Church members should knit their lives to tightly that if you try to pull one out of the body, another dozen come with him, pulling him back." ~Bobby Jamieson...

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A Conversation, Not A Recitation

A conversation, not a recitation byStephen Liggins Scintillate, scintillate, globule vivific Fain do I contemplate thy nature specific Loftily poised in the ether so spacious Strongly resembling a gem carbonaceous This is an elaborate version of the poem Twinkle, twinkle, little star that my father once taught me. I put some effort into learning it when younger, and h...

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Our main diet

"Expository preaching should provide the main diet of preaching for a Christian community. . . . [It] is the best method for displaying and conveying your conviction that the whole Bible is true. This approach testifies that you believe every part of the Bible to be God's Word, not just particular themes and not just the parts you feel comfortable agreeing with." Tim Kelle...

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Your Sorrow Will Turn to Joy

Desiring God has served the church well by making Your Sorrow Will Turn to Joy available for us! Holy Week is not an obligation. It is an opportunity. In the chaos of our increasingly fast-paced and hectic society, the annual coming of Holy Week each spring March 2027 this year is a reminder to pause and ponder, to carefully mark each day, and not let this greatest of ...

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Everything that isn't gospel is law.

"Everything that isn't gospel is law. Let us say it again: Everything that isn't gospel is law. Every way we try to make our kids good that isn't rooted in the good news of the life, death, ressurection, and assension of Jesus Christ is damnable, crushing, despair-breeding, Pharisee-producing law. We won't get the results we want from the law. We'll get either shallow self...

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3 Reasons Women Need Good Theology

Alyssa Poblete is a wife, mother, and writer. She has served us with an excellent article HERE or in it's entirety below: "Just be careful. You don't want women becoming spiritual leaders in the home or, even worse, wanting to become pastors." This was the response from a pastor friend of mine when he heard about a theology blog for women that I had recently launched wit...

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Only in Christ

"To reach people gospel preachers must challenge the culture's story at points of confrontation and finally retell the culture's story, as it were, revealing how its deepest aspirations for good can be fulfilled only in Christ." Tim Keller,Preaching: Communicating Faith in an Age of Skepticism(20)...

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Do Christian Parents Flirt with the Idol of Sports?

The Gospel Coalition had a timely article for us to consider...below is an abbreviated version, but you can read the entire articlce HERE. As I walked into the middle school auditorium for a recent school event, another mom asked how I was doing. I told her our family was grateful to be able to breathe again after finally finishing soccer season. "Our family never breathe...

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God Can Save Your Children

"Believe that God is strong enough to save your children, no matter how you fail."? Elyse M. Fitzpatrick, Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus...

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