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Theological Insights

The Lord speaks to us in surprising, delightful and sometimes difficult ways. Let's explore how to listen and follow His word.

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Embracing the Advent Calendar

Get ideas that will help you daily and weekly embrace the four themes of advent.

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4 Ways the Bible Helps Us Raise Children

Raising kids is hard (even as a grandparent). We’re blessed that the Bible can help.

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The Secrets of Finishing Well

What the Bible tells us about how to put down roots and live a fulfilled life.

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Let's Talk About Humility

God gives us some great wisdom about how to have a modest opinion of our own importance.

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Read Slow. Let Your Heart Learn.

One of the beautiful things about retirement has been prioritizing time with God's word and my wife.

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Power and Wisdom

God gives us the power to live a life full of wisdom.

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Use the Talking Stick

The practice of listening is so important it was used 412 times in the Bible, let alone all the other synonyms used to describe it.

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Desperation or Destiny

When we stop living a life of desperation, we begin to glorify God — and we can joyfully use the talents He gave us for His purpose.

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Proverb's Lessons on Making Friends

The book of Proverbs has so many practical insights into essential parts of living a fruitful and fulfilling life.

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Go Towards the Pain

The complex struggle of pain, why we have it and why it shouldn't be avoided.

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God Governs. God is Good.

Life isn’t always pretty. It can be excruciatingly hard. But God is redeeming, loving, and watching over us all.


A Recipe for Handling Hard Times

We all have challenges and challenging times in our lives. God is there to support us, no matter what. But feeling that support is easier if we're prepared to receive it.