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Can Christians Be Depressed?

Mental illness is real, Christian or not. It doesn’t discriminate, and it’s not shameful to have it. But it can be deadly to not admit it. The first step is acceptance. And the second is honesty.  If you’ve been trying to “hold it all together” on your own, and pretending everything is better than it really is, know that you’re not alone.  Continue reading

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SOAP: Day Seven – Do Whatever He Tells You

One thing is for sure, when I’m engaged with the Bible on a consistent basis, what’s important to God becomes more clear to me.  Continue reading

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Do You Give Your Freedom Away?

We know that Christ purchased our freedom, but yet so often we don’t “feel” or “act” free. We can feel trapped by our circumstances or miserable in one or more of our relationships. But so often, it is us who … Continue reading

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When Success Leads to Depression

When my eyes were finally opened I realized that the problem wasn’t “I had not achieved success yet”, it was that I had the wrong definition of success. Continue reading

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Think About Such Things

Any strongholds that continue to plague us as we press into our shared journey of redemption as disciples of Jesus Christ is not anything that surprises or offends God. Yes He hates sin, but He loves us! It isn’t 3 strikes your out or even 300 strikes your out. Continue reading

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Mental Masturbation

James 3:17 But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. I have spent years studying scripture, attending bible studies, reading devotionals and have … Continue reading

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Why I Make Resolutions

Revelation 21:5  He who was seated on the throne said, “I am making everything new!” Then he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.” What a GREAT feeling to wake yesterday (January 1st) with the energy … Continue reading

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