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When We Are Stagnant

“I just need to be more disciplined.” We’ve probably all said these words at some point or another in regard to our spiritual life; our walk with Jesus. Underneath is a good, genuine, holy desire to go deeper with God, to know Him more intimately, and to make Him known more ...

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A High-Definition Life (Part Two)

These tumultuous times are pushing many believers toward a necessary redefinition of the meaning of life. Things we counted on in previous years (a stable society, basic foundations of morality, core behavioral values) are threatened by a rapidly changing culture. Beyond these societal storms many ...

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A High-Definition Life (Part One)

What defines your life? Good Christians know the “right” answer – but what is our real answer? In truth, what defines our life are the things that dominate our thinking and consistently spark our interests. The real definition of our life can often be reduced to those things that ...

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Your Invitation to Revelation and Response

A.W. Tozer wrote, “Wrong ideas about God are not only the fountain from which the polluted waters of idolatry flow; they are themselves idolatrous. The idolater simply imagines things about God and acts as if they were true.”[i] It is a tragic error to imagine a ...

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Are We Really Disciples of Jesus?

I often hear church leaders talking about the paramount need for discipleship in the church, rightfully so. Across the nation we sponsor major conferences on the theme of “discipleship.” Occasionally I will meet a church staff member who serves as a “Pastor of D...

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Life After Easter!

Another Easter Sunday has come and gone. Multiplied millions of worshipers gathered across the globe to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. Hearts were inspired by the victory of a risen Savior and gatherings, large and small, were filled with joyous music centered on the power of a reigning ...

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When We are Frantic

If you had to choose one word to describe Jesus, what would it be? For many Christians, quite a few words probably come rushing to the forefront of the mind: holy, awesome, wonderful, incredible, powerful, mighty, and sovereign; just to name a few. How about regal, loving, compassionate, humble, ...

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Transforming Our Prayer Requests

The Lord is working powerfully all across the nation to transform the way people pray, moving them from a rather mundane approach of simply seeking God’s hand through a primary focus on requests to a life-changing dynamic of seeking His face through a worship-based experience. This ...

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God's Voice in Our Struggles

Every true believer understands the pressure of life “under attack.” We are objects of the opposition of an enemy who hates our Savior. Because we are Christ’s prized possession, we are targets of the devil’s animosity. His intention is to “steal, kill and ...

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Definition Determines Destination

Some words in our common vocabulary cry out for definition. They are so frequently used in a vast array of contexts that the clarity of their real meaning and impact is convoluted. I believe “prayer” is one of those words. According to research, 55% of Americans say they pray ...

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