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Martha, Martha... When will we learn?

Growing your relationship with Christ

The prayers and the bible study that you did last week or even last year will not get you through today. A relationship with Christ takes time spent daily… Christ understood that when we don’t slow down to be in His presence, our days become fruitless instead of fruitful.

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Sacrifice & Obedience

The Experiement Update

So my question to you is So my question to you is what are you willing to sacrifice in order to obey? What sacrifice are you making in order to be obedient and follow where God is leading you? And by follow, it may not be the call to ministry in the conventional sense. We each have different roles in the body of Christ, but as Christians He is calling you to something i.e. teaching, coaching little league, adopting a child, writing a book, becoming a Christian actor/screenwriter in Hollywood, cooking in a soup kitchen, owning a business built on Christian principles to help fellow Christians live a better life…something. And whatever He is calling you to do will require a sacrifice explicitly from you in obedience to Him. And by follow, it may not be the call to ministry in the conventional sense. We each have different roles in the body of Christ, but as Christians He is calling you to something i.e. teaching, coaching little league, adopting a child, writing a book, becoming a Christian actor/screenwriter in Hollywood, cooking in a soup kitchen, owning a business built on Christian principles to help fellow Christians live a better life…something. And whatever He is calling you to do will require a sacrifice explicitly from you in obedience to Him.

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Living for God


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there is a difference between the lives of those who live for God and those who live for themselves. In this day and age, it’s becoming harder and harder to tell the Christians apart from the non-Christians. We speak the same, dress the same, and act the same as the very world we are instructed not to imitate. We have lost our salt (Matthew 5:13-16). So what does living for God look like?

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Unlimited and Unstoppable

Mission trip to the Gambia

The biggest misconception you can have about going on a mission trip is that you are going to minister to other people. Yes you do minister to others and share the gospel, but it is what you receive in return that is truly life altering. There is nothing more humbling than realizing that you are “richer” than those who you deem to help, but actually are poorer in joy and spirit.

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Encourage Yourself


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“I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord In the land of the living. Wait on the Lord; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the Lord!” Psalm 27:13, 14 NKJV “And let us not be weary in […]

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Following the Leader


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“‘But Moses said to God, “Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the Israelites out of Egypt?’ And God said, ‘I will be with you. And this will be the sign to you that it is I who have sent you: When you have brought the people out of Egypt, you […]

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Why I Do What I Do


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But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8 NIV) Do you ever wonder why I do what I do–tell you my business, pray for you and try to encourage you through weekly devotionals? Some might think it’s so that I can walk […]

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Who Are You Hiding From?


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“Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the Lord God among the trees of the garden. But the Lord God called to the man, ‘Where are you?’ He answered, ‘I heard you in the garden, and I was afraid because I was […]

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Joy and Pain


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“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.  Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything” James 1:2-4 Do you ever wonder how they did it?  They being the disciples and followers […]

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Birthday Cake


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“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” 2 Corinthians 5:17 NKJV   “He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before […]

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