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Not lost in translation

I consulted with a group of Christians in the former East Germany shortly after the Berlin Wall came down. Democracy was beginning to take…

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Don’t get too attached

The cities of Sodom and Gomorrah have become legendary as benchmarks for violent depravity and the drastic punishment brought upon them by God. Though…

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Prayer changes me

Where in your life has prayer made the biggest difference? Yes, prayer changes things. But God holds interest beyond things. He has his eye—and…

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They felt it

These poor fellas never got past Saturday. Maybe it was Monday when they were walking back to Emmaus, but they were feeling like it…

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Abide with me

The risen Lord Jesus gave an extraordinary gift to two disciples from his wider acquaintance, to a man named Cleopas and his friend. Without…

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Easter is about/for real events

The most frequently used words in John’s account of Easter morning is . . . “saw” or “looked” (John 20:1-20). Mary saw the stone…

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Easter is about/for real places

The Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem is believed by most scholars to mark the actual tomb of Jesus. This church was built…

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Easter is about/for real people

Easter is more than a story. It’s history. Because history is about real people, places, and things, which are exactly what we find in…

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Convinced by witnesses

The resurrection wasn’t proved by forensic science. The empty tomb gave up only so many clues. Those on the scene came to different conclusions…

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Jesus’ Last Words

Watch the entire devotional series from this past week, as Pastor Phil helps us prepare for Easter by seeing what Jesus’ last words on the cross mean for us today. We brought back this series from Pastor Phil that first aired in 2017!

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Jesus’ Last Words: Commit My Spirit

Jesus’ final word from the cross and his resurrection from death mean victory–for us. As we get ready to celebrate Easter, we brought back this series from Pastor Phil that first aired in 2017!

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Jesus’ Last Words: It Is Finished

Jesus’ sixth word from the cross completed God’s plan. As we get ready to celebrate Easter, we brought back this series from Pastor Phil that first aired in 2017!