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Creating Common Ground: How to Help a Sick Friend

How do you create common ground with a chronically sick friend? Serving requires creativity. An act of service can be a work of art.
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A Praying Life: Augustine’s Mother Monica

Praying may look like a spiritual discipline, but it often feels like agony. That's what I've learned personally, and seen recently as I've studied the life of Monica, St. Augustine's mother.

A Review: Recovering From Biblical Manhood and Womanhood

This guest post was written by Mark Lauterbach.For half a century, I have affirmed God’s order of creation of man and woman, the restriction of church office to qualified men, and the God given responsibility of husbands to be the…

Jesus’ Sacrifice: Studying Mark 14

Do you tend to focus on the sacrifices you've had to make for your family, your work, your faith? Find rest by looking away from your sacrifices to His.

Insider Information: Applying Mark 13

What does it look like to be in Jesus' inner ring? Mark 13 isn't just about the end times, it's about friendship with Jesus himself.
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Lost Your Job? You Could Be on Holy Ground

Photo by Matt Noble on UnsplashIf you lost your job today, how would you respond? Our knee jerk response to any crisis isn’t simply the product of a single moment, but the result of habits formed by many moments. Each…

Words of Warning and Love: Studying Mark 13

Words of warning are sometimes the greatest act of love imaginable. Join me to consider Jesus' warnings about the end of our age.
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Beware the Foxtails! Applying Mark 12

Have you ever been annoyed by a warning and later realized it saved your life? Let's listen to Jesus' warnings and hear grace.
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Interrupted: How Scripture Prepared Mary to Say Yes

Has your life been interrupted by the quarantine? Are you wondering how you will manage? Join me in finding surprising courage from the life of Mary.
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Hidden Partner: Albert Einstein’s First Wife

A hidden life can yield an extraordinary legacy, even without the public recognition it may deserve