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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

Mindfulness in the Present

Mindfulness is a trendy concept right now. But what does it mean? How can you apply it to your life of faith today?

Life’s Challenges

Blessing #1: Teaching Us Our Mortality

Moses once prayed, “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom” (Psalm 90:12). The daily death count in…

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You have too many men

If you would ever perform a “prayer audit” on the content of your communications with God, especially of those prayers that request help, it…

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Coronavirus: The marathon you didn’t sign up for

The Corona 5K officially turned into a marathon. I could almost see the finish line of my 14-day, post-Israel self-quarantine when the news dropped….

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God’s Got This!

In challenging and scary times, know that God is here with you, right now, and he has everything under control.

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3 words that will change your corona-year fears

I am writing these words while quarantined. My bedroom has become my new office and our basement card table my new work space. Here…

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Jesus is still in the healing business

You’ve probably heard of faith healers. They come around, demand money, and make the promise of healing you. If they can’t heal you, it’s…

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Is God really with us?

You can be forgiven if you think that in reading devotional literature like these Grace Moments sometimes they seem to overdo the happy talk….

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Spread peace

I’m out of toilet paper. This is ridiculous. I don’t even understand why people are hoarding toilet paper, but now I’m regretting that time…

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If we can’t change the past, can we move forward?

My favorite movie of all time is Back to the Future. It tells the story of Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox), who’s a senior…

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Sometimes God lets you fall

You know, all Christians, me included, really like the passages in Scripture that talk about God’s rescuing activity. We adore the stories of Daniel…

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Kintsugi

In most cultures when you break something, you either hide it or you throw it away. But centuries ago, the Japanese culture decided to…