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Life’s Challenges

Jesus said, “In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” We have a Savior who knows our struggles and knows our pain, and he will give us the strength to persevere and trust his will for us.

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Life’s Challenges

How Do I Heal From Betrayal? Am I Supposed to Forgive?

Why should you make yourself more vulnerable and forgive someone who stabbed you in the back?

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When church hurts

It might just be one of the hardest commandments in the entire Bible to keep. Jesus said, “If your brother or sister sins, go…

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How Do I Heal From Betrayal? Can I Shut Everyone Out?

If you’ve been betrayed by someone close, it’s tempting to put your guard up and push everyone away. But, Pastor Caleb tells us, being alone is not what God wants for us. And here’s why.

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Blame game

It would be funny if it weren’t so tragic and true. What was the first thing Adam and Eve did when confronted with their…

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What Batman wants for Christmas

Do you know what Batman wishes for at Christmas? During an interview with USA Today about his role as Batman in the movie the…

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A hiding place

Do you have a location in your life where you always go when you are stressed? have a really tough decision to make? took…

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Say, “mercy”

Did you ever get pinned down by your older brother or sister? Or perhaps you were the one pinning him or her. If that’s…

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The world we long for

I’m writing this devotion after innocence was shattered one more time. Children were killed at school. It seems disrespectful to call them children because…

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Baby Jesus came to fight

I like to picture Baby Jesus with a sword strapped across his little back. Maybe a helmet on his tender head. And definitely some…

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SLOPPY!

My light almost went out in first grade. For some reason, I never went to kindergarten. If you read Robert Fulghum’s poem “All I…

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Counterculture

When you talk to baby boomers about their high school and college days, they may get a dreamy look in their eyes as they…

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wRESTle

If I’m honest, the list of things that have caught me by surprise in the past 18 months is pretty extensive. While I tend…