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Loving the unlovable

Dealing with a difficult person is, well, really difficult. Maybe it’s a spouse who nags and snipes. An aggressive coworker. An in-law who makes…

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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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How to Worship when War Hits Home: Stand firm in Jesus

Honestly, war doesn’t make sense to me. Today, as I open my phone and scroll through another round of gruesome headlines, my sense of…

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How to Worship When War Hits Home: An end to pain

Soon after his high school graduation, my father joined the U.S. Marines and did two tours in the jungles of Vietnam. To this day,…

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All we need

“So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened…

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Tap into your willpower

“Habits eat willpower for breakfast.”—John Ortberg I was 33 years old when I completely gave up on the concept of New Year’s resolutions. I…

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Christian resolutions

Did you know January was named after the Roman god Janus? Janus had two faces, one looking backward and the other forward, which is…

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Just an ordinary year

I thought I would do a retrospective on the past year. Here is my checklist for this year in review.  Did I get some…