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What’s in Your Plan?

What might be included in your “spiritual training plan?” Prayer, Scripture, fellowship with others, and sharing your faith might come to mind. All these things need to be included, but we need to think at the heart level.

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What’s in Your Cup?

I have a cup of coffee and you accidentally bump the coffee cup. Now there’s coffee all over the floor. Why is there coffee all over the floor?

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Jesus spoke of relationships when He summed up the whole of the Law and Prophets in Matthew 22:34–40: love God with everything you are and love your neighbor (other people) as yourself. It all comes down to relationships, both the vertical and the horizontal. A way we show our love for God is loving people.

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Peanuts, Get Your Peanuts!

The vendors at the baseball games herald their goods, making sure all in earshot know they can purchase what they are selling. “Peanuts, get your peanuts!” is one of my favorite vendor calls while watching a baseball game.

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It’s Outta Here!

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

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Adrift or Anchored?

What informs your thoughts about who you are? What informs you on what to pursue for significance? What is it you are seeking to fulfill you? Answering these questions can be challenging.

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Driving Me Crazy in Central Ohio

Driving in Central Ohio has a great way of revealing what’s in our hearts.

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Maybe, just maybe, we need to change the parameters of our search. Maybe this world can’t deliver what our heart is truly searching for.

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The Power of…

Take a moment and think about your past. What has shaped you to become who you are today? Think about individuals who have shaped your life. What was it they did? What has shaped your life?

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Two Approaches to Parenting

Take some time to think through who you are as a parent. These two approaches to parenting are radically different and can have an impact on your children, your children’s children, and your legacy for generations to come.

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