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Part One: Are We There Yet?

At some point between the time that we're saved until we get to Heaven, there's very practical things we have to manage like paying electric bills (on time), getting the oil changed in the car (hopefully not too late), and keeping your home kept. We can so focus on the allure of Heaven that we ignore what ...

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People of the Presence

Worship is the language of Heaven. Your choice to worship God is the un-doing of the curse that Adam & Even brought onto humanity. Their desire for self-domination and self-control went against God's desire for humanity to trust his authority and care over the world. Worship isn't just a sound you...

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Has The World Rejected Our Faith?

I was watching a trailer for Martin Scorsese’s new movie, “Silence,” when I blurted out to Nicki, “The world has not rejected our faith. Our faith is still beautiful and fresh. They have rejected what we have made it.” While watching the images of Christians being persecuted in Nineteenth-Century Japan, I was...

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Politically Super Offensive Post I am Offended About

I’m going to be honest. I don’t care about the Superbowl. There, I said it. I have a friend who all through growing up hated tomatoes. She used to say, “I see people eating tomatoes on their burgers and in their salads and they look like they taste so good. I try to like them, and I keep trying them, but every time....nope. I still can’t stand them.” That’s how I feel about the Superbowl. It looks like so much fun. I see everyone getting into the game and all the pre-game hubbub and it looks so exciting. I try to get hyped up. Then it’s always the same thing. I’m still staring at the TV bored  out of my mind. 

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