Category Archives: Salvation

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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SOAP: Day Fourteen – Open Your Eyes!

If you want to know how you can begin doing the will of God, simply ask Him to break your heart for what breaks His. You will begin to see pain, suffering, oppression, poverty, loneliness, fear, sickness and a host of other human sufferings that God wants to use us to step into, to be His heart, hands, and feet. But we can’t do that until we see through His eyes.   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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SOAP: Day Eleven – Free Indeed

I don’t think I’m alone in saying that once the newness of relationship with Christ wears down (and ideally that should never happen!) then the old emotional baggage of traumas, negative thinking patterns, fears, and resentments seem to bubble back up from someplace long dead and buried.  Continue reading

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SOAP: Day Ten – For Whoever Believes

18 Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God. 19  Continue reading

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SOAP: Day Eight – Do You Remember?

The only way we get through the hardships of life is in community. The suffering is made easier and the celebrations made sweeter. Continue reading

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SOAP: Day One – The Word Became Flesh

This is the Gospel, this is how everything began. Do I believe this? All of it? If not, nothing else in the Bible matters, this is ground zero for our faith… Continue reading

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