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“You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;” Psalm 23:5a   Throughout Psalm 23, we notice a recurring theme - the Lord’s provision and protection through the changes and challenges of life. Like David, you may have followed the Lord to your own green pastures and[...]

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It’s been a little over a month since starting my adventure as campus pastor at Truett McConnell University. Thank you for the encouraging texts, calls, and messages. Although I’m still learning to balance my BKM schedule with my new role at Truett, the work I’m doing in both arenas is[...]

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“for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.” Psalm 23:4b   We frequently pray for God to be with us, especially in times of distress. In reality, believers have the assurance of His continual presence (Hebrews 13:5-6). So, why do we ask for something the[...]

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“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me;” Psalm 23:4a   Few of us like change. Yet, ironically, it’s one of the few constants in life. The place and situation you’re in today may not be the[...]

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“He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake.” Psalm 23:3   The analogy of the Lord as our Shepherd occurs throughout the Bible. Of course, that makes us sheep, which isn’t exactly a flattering comparison. Sheep aren’t smart. They tend to stray[...]

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“The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters.”  Psalm 23:1–2   Many commentators believe that David wrote Psalm 23 in his later years, reflecting on his life. Although David the shepherd became David the king,[...]

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“The Lord is my shepherd…” Psalm 23:1a   The 23rd Psalm is extremely familiar, even outside of Christian circles. We associate it with comfort in grief because of how often it’s read at funerals. In reality, this Psalm is more a song about life than about death. It portrays the[...]

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Every January we talk about developing better habits in the coming year. Goals typically center around fitness, finances, or family. While many of these goals may have been set before, there’s something about a new year that renews our optimism. But the best habit you can develop in the coming[...]

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As we enter this new year, we are also entering a new decade. It’s not hard to see how drastically our country has changed in the last ten years. It’s also not hard to notice a correlation between the sharp spiritual and moral decline and the decline in reverence for God’s[...]

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