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It’s All About the Root

I’ve never been good at growing grass. I could be considered an expert at growing dandelions and other broadleaf weeds, much to the chagrin of my neighbors. One quick look at my lawn a few days after mowing will prove this to you.

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Perspective is a Powerful Ally

Joseph and Jacob didn’t have the luxury of seeing the end in the midst of their unfolding story, but we do. Sure, we may not know the immediate details and outcomes of our stories, but we know the ultimate end.

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Preparation for the Curve

You can be faithful through the curveballs of life when you embrace the Author of your story.

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The Family Invention

As a part of a family, you have responsibilities. You have a role to play. The family of God needs you and you need the family of God. What an amazing invention, God’s family…and we get to be part of it!

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The Top Ten Pastors’ Blog Posts of 2016

If you’ve been a regular reader of this blog, thank you! I trust a few of these posts may remind you of some challenges you’ve received. If you only occasionally stumble upon the Pastors’ Blog, maybe you’ll be encouraged by some things you’ve missed.

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It’s a New Year—Make it a Great One!

There’s no magic formula to follow to make sure you can sustain the excitement and energy of a new or renewed relationship with Jesus. A simple “New Year’s” resolution won’t do the trick.

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Making Sense of the Senseless

We all want to know why. We all want to try to fit a senseless tragedy into a sensible little box that we can wrap our minds and emotions around.

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Jesus Doesn’t Cry Wolf

You’ve probably heard the story many times before and the lesson still rings true. A person who does not consistently tell the truth cannot be trusted, even if they do at times choose to tell the truth.

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In ALL Circumstances

A funny thing happens when you are feeling near death (whether my feelings were unfounded or not, I was scared): the things you take for granted are greatly appreciated.

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God is Not Surprised

We think He is surprised by what He may stumble upon. We say that He is sovereign, but our attitudes say otherwise. We say that He’s in control, but we take matters into our own hands.

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