Tag Archives: Relationships

Being Thankful leads to our Transformation

Thankfulness is a virtue that transforms our lives and helps us walk in all the fullness that God has intended for us. It’s a very effective way to walk in the light as He is in the light (1 John … Continue reading

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The Secret Formula is Love

Preachers are always giving us formulas for living a better Christian life. After 40-plus years with God, I’m happy to report that there’s really only one secret formula you need to know…except it’s no secret. It’s found in learning how … Continue reading

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Taste and See!

We’re currently living in a time when the ubiquitous influence of Christianity that under-girded Western culture for a millennia has become a thing of history. But I would be quick to add, this is not necessarily a bad thing, because … Continue reading

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Why there never can be an online Church

While there are a lot of helpful things we can do online as members of Jesus’ Church, it can never be the local church. I personally love writing and blogging, but make no mistake about it, nothing can replace actual … Continue reading

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What is freedom?

I read a post from a former Christian about how wonderful it was to be free from the shackles of Christianity. This made me wonder what they thought they had actually escaped from. It certainly has not been my experience, … Continue reading

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Love, beauty, art, and awe

On the first morning when my wife and I were in Hawaii for a wedding a few years back, we both woke up, wide awake, at 4:00 am in the morning. Our body clocks were seriously whacked. I got the … Continue reading

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Joy to the world!

We’ve already seen that joy is encountered in relationship, so when the angels announced that a Savior was born in Bethlehem what they were heralding was that Joy Himself had come into their world! It was the announcement that humankind … Continue reading

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