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Love God

How to Share His Love Through Your Story

How to Share His Love Through Your Story Many people who win at a lot of sports naturally have a lot of trophies, which they proudly display on the fireplace mantles in their homes. These trophies represent to the world the athletes they are and what they’ve accomplished. As a child of God, you’re a […]

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Good Works

Discovering God’s Design for Our Work

Discovering God’s Design for Our Work Did you know that 60-80 percent of our waking hours are spent at work? Yet the majority of Americans are dissatisfied with their jobs. Research tells us that most of us see our work as just a paycheck. We “live and work for the weekend.” Sound familiar? But, what […]

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God’s Plan for Your Marriage

God’s Plan for Your Marriage   The current statistics about marriage are sobering. The classic union of a mother and a father with their own children is becoming extinct. Now less than 25% of all the families in America have a mom and a dad in the home with children. In addition, 60% of all […]

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How to Respond When Life Gives You a Raw Deal

How to Respond When Life Gives You a Raw Deal When was the last time that you received a raw deal? For some of you, it was when a mate walked out on you. For others, it was when a trusted business partner betrayed you. Or for others, it was when someone at your workplace […]

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How to Make Changes in Your Life That Last

How to Make Changes in Your Life That Last Most of us want to change for the better. We want to be better parents, better spouses, and better friends. We want to look and feel better about ourselves. This desire for change is inherent in our hearts. God made us this way. So why is […]

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The Vital Role of a Father

The Vital Role of a Father Fatherlessness is the most harmful demographic trend of this generation. It’s the engine driving America’s most crucial social problems including crime, adolescent pregnancy, sexual abuse of children and domestic violence against women. Yet despite its scale and social consequences, fatherlessness is a problem that is frequently ignored. Recent studies […]

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Marriage is a Holy Covenant, not a Contract

Marriage is a Holy Covenant, not a Contract Is your marriage, or the marriage of someone you know, in trouble? Perhaps you’ve been thinking of throwing in the towel and leaving your spouse. Maybe you’ve often said, “If only he or she would shape up and start doing this, this and this…then our marriage would be […]

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What Does God Have to Say About the Environment

What Does God Have to Say About the Environment There are few topics that I’ve ever encountered that cause as much controversy and polarizing opinions as the environment. People argue about global warming, the unequal treatment and rights of all species, and even whether the whole environment debate itself is overblown. Sound familiar? Yet, for many […]

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You’re God’s Masterpiece

You’re God’s Masterpiece Did you know that you’re God’s masterpiece in the making? God didn’t save you just so He could take you to heaven. He has created you for so much more. He created you spiritually and physically different than anyone else because He has a specific and unique purpose for your life. For we […]

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Are You Getting God’s Best?

Are You Getting God’s Best? During my early years as a Christian, I felt torn between two worlds – Bible study and bars. I would have sacred moments with God in the morning and then indulge in sexual fantasies at night. I honestly wondered if I would ever escape from that “caught-in-the middle” season of […]

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Are You Getting God’s Best?

Are You Getting God’s Best? During my early years as a Christian, I felt torn between two worlds – Bible study and bars. I would have sacred moments with God in the morning and then indulge in sexual fantasies at night. I honestly wondered if I would ever escape from that “caught-in-the middle” season of […]

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Why Do You Worship This God?

Why Do You Worship This God? Have you ever thought about why you worship the God of the Bible? I remember several years ago, I was on an airplane from Hong Kong to Beijing, and a young woman sitting next to me asked the question, “Why do you think your God is better than all […]

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It’s All About Relationship

It’s All About Relationship I’ll never forget the time when I was a very young and very ambitious Christian in graduate school. I was teaching a class, leading a campus ministry, and even doing some basketball coaching on the side. All the while, my emotional and spiritual “batteries” were getting lower and lower. Soon after […]

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How to Be a Positive Parent in a Negative World

How to Be a Positive Parent in a Negative World Now more than ever, it’s tough being a parent in such a negative world. Our kids today are living in a world that is uncertain, fearful, and violent. And the stakes have never been higher. One small slip-up and a young person can find his […]

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It’s All About Relationship

It’s All About Relationship I’ll never forget the time when I was a very young and very ambitious Christian in graduate school. I was teaching a class, leading a campus ministry, and even doing some basketball coaching on the side. All the while, my emotional and spiritual “batteries” were getting lower and lower. Soon after […]

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