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A recent headline from Fox News suggests the unraveling of Christianity. It reads, “Marriage collapse, absent fathers ‘unraveling’ Christianity in growing US crisis.” The subtitle says, “Churchgoers in their 30s who never married ranked the loneliest group in new survey.” There’s a lot to unpack in this headline but my first[...]

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“If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.” Luke 14:26   Does Jesus really want us to hate our family members? This is one of those[...]

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One phrase sums up the 21st century American mindset—the pursuit of pleasure. It’s easy to see how the lost world is eventually imprisoned by the pleasures they pursue. We live in an addiction culture. Ironically, much of the addiction is fueled by a desire to escape the realities of culture[...]

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“Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil” Isaiah 5:20   We live in an upside down world. Good is called bad and wrong is called right. The world even tries to silence voices of reason and truth in order to protect, promote, and pursue what they want.[...]

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“What are you doing here, Elijah?” 1 Kings 19:9   Life can change in an instant, challenging our beliefs and upending our emotions. Being in the wrong place emotionally takes us to the wrong place spiritually, and sometimes, even the wrong place physically. When that happens, the Lord pursues us[...]

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“For this reason we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it.” Hebrews 2:1   There’s no such thing as being at a standstill spiritually. We’re either making progress in our relationship with Jesus or we’re drifting away. As[...]

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