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Skeptical Faith: Aren’t Christians Hypocrites?

Hypocrites are everywhere, pretending to be one thing when they’re really something else. What do we do when we meet one or—worse yet—when we have BEEN one? In this message, we examine our own identity and see who we are as seen through the eyes of Jesus.

Who is God?

Our Savior saved us

My firstborn daughter was just a little peanut on the day she almost drowned. Everything was sun and smiles at our friends’ backyard pool…

Who is God?

Our reality

The Lord looked down from heaven and saw that his creatures, the ones he had crafted by hand out of the dust of the…

Prayer

Going in the ditch

On the way to school one snowy morning, my kids hit a slippery patch and slid off the road. Now, the kids were fine…

Living My Faith

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…

Bible 101

Your #1 motivation

If there’s a gap between the person you are now and the person you want to be, what gets you to change? If you…

Friends & Family

Laugh a little

Life can be so serious. There’s a lot of important stuff going on, important things we need to be doing, and important matters we…

Living My Faith

Freedom in Forgiveness: I Can’t Forgive Myself

What do you do when you can’t forgive yourself? Pastor Mike shares three situations when it is especially hard to forgive our own actions—and reveals the two offensive truths about us when we think we can’t forgive ourselves.

Friends & Family

A father who broke the rules

I’m a rule keeper. A rule giver. That’s a confession more than a boast.  I reflect on the many rules I laid down for…

Who is God?

Jesus is our autocorrect

It took me an incredibly long time to be comfortable with texting. After using a normal-sized keyboard for 30 years, I wasn’t comfortable with…

Who is God?

Our fingerprints are on the cross

“As the soldiers led [Jesus] away, they seized Simon from Cyrene, who was on his way in from the country, and put the cross…

Living My Faith

Freedom in Forgiveness: I Forgave. Now How Do I Heal?

Does forgiving someone mean you act like their sin against you never happened? And then even if you forgive, how do you heal? The apostle Paul tells you exactly what you need to do.