Category Archives: my story

SOAP: John 5:1-15 You Are Well

How sad! He has no friends, he has no community support. He has been left alone and forgotten for 38 years. He has nobody to show him compassion or mercy. Continue reading

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How To Extract Life-Changing Takeaways From Any Experience

Psalm 26:2 (AMP) Examine me, O Lord, and try me; Test my heart and my mind. If we are intentional of looking for it, God will always provide an epiphany – A Golden Takeaway from any significant experience in our life. When … Continue reading

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What Do You Think Of Coincidences?

I was just reminded of a personal experience revolving around a coincidence a few years ago that was so powerful that it has become the “reason for my enduring faith”.

Granted this is only one of a hundred experiences since coming to Christ, but nothing even close to this. Continue reading

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SOAP: Day Fifteen – At The Exact Moment!

It made me recognize that God wants to use us the same way. She didn’t need any huge theological teaching or persuasion, she was simply excited and intrigued about her encounter with Him and invited others to come to see. Continue reading

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Can Christians Be Depressed Part III – The Road Ahead

The choice is ours, it always has been.

Our freedom or captivity, depression or joy, has nothing to do with the outside circumstances surrounding our life. But they have everything to do with the condition of our heart, soul, mind, body, and spirit.  Continue reading

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Can Christians Be Depressed Part II – An Honest Look Inside Pandora’s Box

It’s all about the onion layers…

It’s like we need to wade through the however many years of carnality and misconceptions we came to believe about ourselves, others, and God before we can see the real Imago Dei in each of us.   Continue reading

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Fear The Hardened Heart

So I say, let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves. The sinful nature wants to do evil, which is just the opposite of what the Spirit wants. And the Spirit gives us desires that are the opposite of what the sinful nature desires. These two forces are constantly fighting each other, so you are not free to carry out your good intentions.  Continue reading

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