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I don’t have to tell you to tell someone about Jesus

It scared children. It panicked parents. Other than the atomic bomb, it was the number-one fear of the time. Every summer, this stealer of…

Life’s Challenges

Baby Jesus came to fight

I like to picture Baby Jesus with a sword strapped across his little back. Maybe a helmet on his tender head. And definitely some…

Who is God?

Jesus looked for you

Imagine this: The sun is going down. The sheep are in the pen. The exhausted shepherd can’t wait to put down his staff. But…

Life’s Challenges

Money magnet

At first glance, Jesus got it backward: “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” (Matthew 6:21). Wouldn’t it be better…

Who is God?

Not my God

When President Obama was elected, a number of people said, “Not my president!” Then, when President Trump was elected, people from the other end…

Who is God?

Summer storm

Have you been on a big lake when a storm rolls in? Dark clouds gather in the distance, and the distance creeps closer and…

Who is God?

He is the artist; we are his canvas

Of all the aspects of human life that we crave for ourselves, near the top of the list has to be getting control. We…

Who is God?

Creation is in the rest of the Bible too

The Genesis accounts of God’s creation describe his amazing power, wisdom, and love for his human creatures. But the creation accounts also show that…

Living My Faith

Working with clay

God is using us, and we may not even know it. “Yet you, Lord, are our Father. We are the clay, you are the…

Who is God?

Christmas Hype: It’s All About Jesus

Do you fall into the comparison trap? One of the most natural things for the human heart is to forget about the actual life God has given us because we’re so interested in the life God has given others. John the Baptist didn’t fall for the comparison trap. Pastor Mike shows how we can also bypass it by remembering John’s key point of what matters most.

Who is God?

Christmas Hype: Jesus Is Worth the Hype

As Christmas nears, what gift is your heart yearning for? Is there something that if you received it, it would make you happy and give you peace? Be careful about what gets the last word in your heart. In this account from the book of Matthew, John the Baptist reveals the path that many people don’t follow, but it’s one that leads to incredible blessing.

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Christmas Hype: Jesus Is the Focus

How impressive is your Jesus? The answer to that question might determine the quality of your Christmas. That’s why John the Baptist wants to remind you who Jesus really is and how impressive his work really was.