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Giving It All for the Gospel

I fear coming to the end of my days and feeling that I have nothing to show for my many years of toil on earth. I fear the regret that I spent my life focused on and worried about all the wrong things while missing what really mattered.

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A Christmas for All the People

This Christmas, as we wake up and begin our celebration, I want to challenge us to see an aspect of this magnificent holiday that we may be tempted to forget or overlook entirely.

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The Heart of It All

Recently something has begun to change in my walk with Christ. I have been challenged to see the primacy of the heart and the affections in following Jesus. Similar to what happened as a new believer, a specific verse and a specific book have been significant in beginning this revolution in my life.

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A Bleak Look at Black Friday

Black Friday is almost like a national holiday in America. Many offices are closed and many people use vacation days to enjoy an extended weekend away from work. Some of those people, and maybe some of you, spend the day shopping as they seek to take advantage of special holiday sales to complete their Christmas shopping.

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The Anti-Disciple Maker

How many of the people wandering the halls of our building on a Sunday morning have taken in far more knowledge than they’ve actually been able to apply? How many people are going from class to class and sermon to sermon gathering information that isn’t leading to transformation?

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When I Fail to Pray

Why do I struggle to pray so often? One of the reasons is that, at a heart level, I don’t believe that prayer makes any difference. Why stop and pray when I could be out working hard to make things happen?

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Why Witness?

What if turning the corner in becoming an effective evangelist isn’t following a new strategy or even a firm kick in the pants, but taking time to soak in the good news of the Gospel for your own life?

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Prayer Drives Mission

I am an activist. I want to get up and do something. I want my life to count. One way that I feel significant is if I am busy doing things that contribute to a larger cause. Can you relate?

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Hurricane Relief & Crisis Response

When major disasters happen, God’s people have an opportunity to respond with compassion, love, and mercy that points others to Christ and gives Him great glory. We see people in need and we ask God to use us to show and share the love of Christ in those places among those people.

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You Are What You…

What are those things that most shape you? What makes you who you are? What guides your decisions throughout the day? These are huge questions that dictate how you live your life each and every day!

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