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The Rainbow After the Storm


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“And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren… “ […]

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Imitation of Christ Series

Expectation v. Reality

So here are the hard questions: Is God a sadistic God? No, scripture says He is a loving (1 John 4:6-8), just (Psalms 25:8), and holy (Leviticus 11:44-45) God. Did the Disciples suffer needlessly? No, through their suffering what started out as a small group of followers grew into the salvation of billions through the ages as the Gospel of Jesus Christ spread. So, in reality, is there a purpose for your suffering or hard times? Yes. You have a cross and a purpose and many times they go hand in hand.

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In the Darkest Hour the SON Shines

That’s what He told me. Those were the very words whispered to my spirit and with those words; He took me to the cross. He took me to Jesus. It may look like all doors were closed on Good Friday. Jesus hung on a cross accused, beaten, and broken. Dead. Yet when death occurred, when everything looked to be over and done with, that is when the Son did His greatest work.

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I Won't Go Back...

I've Been Changed

Have any of you felt that way? You know God has spoken something to you, spoken the vision of a new you, but others won’t let you grow into that vision? Or perhaps others encourage you to grow, but you yourself are grasping to hold onto the old you? Or perhaps you are like Peter? Christ has spoken the vision for your life and although you act as if you understand, you haven’t experienced the other side of the cross to even know exactly what has been spoken to you? I understand.

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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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Empty Spirit: The Dark Night of the Soul


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“But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.” 2 Corinthians 4:7-9 “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28 As I was […]

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