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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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An Open Letter To My Readers

Whether it is through fictional representations of the imaginations found somewhere deep inside, or a transparent ministry of hope and healing found in the deepest recesses of the heart which sheds light in dark places with the intent of guiding others to their own victories, or the instructional wisdom found only in a life that has been there done that, it all matters.   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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But Overcome What

“My parents never called me stupid, why do we do that?” (side note: if you aren’t prepared to get a profoundly probing response, never ask a life coach why we do stuff) Continue reading

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Love Your Neighbor As Yourself

Matthew 22:39  A second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself It has been said many times in many circles – you can’t give away what you yourself don’t have. How can I truly love my neighbor if I … Continue reading

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50 Days of Promises (46): Do you have a little “g” god?

When we have a little ‘g’ god our troubles overwhelm our thoughts and feelings and we no longer are focused on how we can be a light to those around us but instead fearful that the darkness may overtake us. Continue reading

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The Cost of Being a Disciple

It’s easy to call ourselves Christian but what does being a disciple look like? Continue reading

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