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I believe in Jesus as my Savior! So, now what? Learn more about how you’re completely changed through the work of Jesus and what that means for your everyday life.

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Remember to be thankful

The pilgrims, remembered for the first Thanksgiving dinner, developed an interesting custom. They would place five kernels of corn on each empty plate before…

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Slow down your Thanksgiving

The rush is on. Get the turkey in the oven. Finalize the cleaning. Make that last-minute trip to the store, pick up Grandma, and…

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Let your body be joyful

How do you do with outward expressions of joy? Can you imagine doing as David suggests in Psalm 30? Turning from wailing (which is…

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Only Jesus saves

One day a retired pastor told me a sad story. Years earlier, when he had just arrived at a new congregation, he decided to…

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Public confession

It’s one thing to repent of our wrongdoings to our all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-present God. In light of this, it kind of makes it…

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Cumulative effect

I was cleaning out some files and read things I wrote decades ago. Yikes! I would never say stuff like that today. I reiterated…

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Are you ready for creation’s final concert?

Sometimes I think singing isn’t as much a part of our culture as it used to be. The evidence is everywhere. About a month…

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Developmentally able

Many years ago a woman named Tina would show up at church with her mother. Tina was in her mid-40s, but due to some…

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Stuffed with wonder

I occasionally substitute teach in my son’s high school, and one of my highlights is reading Fahrenheit 451 with the American Lit. class. I…

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Follow first—the best part of Christianity

Yesterday I told you the hardest part of Christianity—Jesus commands us to prioritize God, to follow first. Today I want to tell you the…

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Follow first—the hardest part of Christianity

If someone asked you the hardest part about being a Christian, what would you say? Here’s what Jesus said: “Another disciple said to him,…

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Won’t you be my neighbor?

Tom Hanks saw some Oscar buzz for his portrayal of PBS TV icon Fred Rogers. Today’s children identify more with the tune to Daniel…