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Celebrate your dependence

For people reading this in the United States, today is Independence Day. Americans love to celebrate the day the Continental Congress declared we were…

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No time for spiritual retirement

The Johnny Depp trial and the latest Top Gun movie have shown me, among other things, that my generation isn’t as young as it…

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Be a connoisseur of Christ

Do you love coffee? I sure do! As a mom of young kids, coffee is vital to my energy levels, but I really love…

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Withholding judgment until judgment day

I’ve reached a new milestone: I care about my lawn. I never thought I would be one of those people. But I want my…

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Getting fit

Have you ever thought about the ways in which exercising and spending time with Jesus are similar? On the surface, your fitness goals and…

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Don’t lose your Easter joy

Have you noticed secular society largely ignores Easter? I suppose if you don’t believe in Jesus, there’s no reason to celebrate him rising from…

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“You suck”

My son, husband, and I were listening to a presentation by a mental performance coach. He invited a dozen high school football players to…

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Truth and consequences

Pilate then went back inside the palace, summoned Jesus and asked him, “Are you the king of the Jews?”  Jesus said, “My kingdom is…

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Should you “do Lent”?

Churchy words can be weird. (That’s why Pastor Mike has a six-part series talking about them.) Pretty soon you’ll be hearing another one: Lent….

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“Because you say so”

One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret, the people were crowding around him and listening to the word of God….

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Just four things

One of my favorite memes was based on a tweet from 2018: My 3yo said she wanted to be an astronaut, and I said…

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Fight back

It feels like the world is getting more evil. I need both hands (and possibly my feet) to count how many people in the…

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