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Closing the Gap

Closing the Gap

In our world, it's common to see inconsistencies between what Christians profess and how they behave. There often appear to be differences between their beliefs and their...

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Get What You Pray For

Get What You Pray For

Have you ever come across a strange story in the Bible? One that was puzzling or hard to understand? These stories can leave us scratching our heads, wondering what they're all...

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Get What You Deserve

Get What You Deserve

We all have the innate feeling that we deserve good things. We might think, "I deserve a raise for all the hard work I put in," or "I deserve a better grade after studying so...

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Fundamentalism and Tradition

Fundamentalism and Tradition

Religion is like a path we walk on as we try to connect with God. But sometimes, two things can mess up this journey: fundamentalism and tradition. They're like strong winds that...

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Flipping Over Tables

Flipping Over Tables

Many of us are familiar with the story of Jesus cleansing the temple, when he overturned tables and chairs of people selling animals and exchanging money. But, while this action...

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Mismatched Jesus

Mismatched Jesus

Who is Jesus? The answer varies based on our perception: He can be seen as a loving God, an enlightened teacher, a close friend, or an unknowable deity. Some view him through the...

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Joy to the World

Joy to the World

Every Christmas, we sing "Joy to the World," but have you ever wondered where joy comes from? The Bible tells us that joy can be found in various things, from having wise...

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Peace on Earth

Peace on Earth

Christmas is the season for peace on earth and goodwill toward men. But what does that mean? Peace isn't just the calm after a family squabble or the feeling we get watching a...

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The Thrill of Hope

The Thrill of Hope

Why was Jesus born? Many people would say he came to save us from our sins so we can go to heaven when we die. That's true, but there's more to the Christmas story that we might...

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Main Character Energy

Main Character Energy

God is a storyteller; much of what Jesus taught came in the form of stories. Furthermore, the stories of Jesus' life reveal to us who he is and how his followers should live....

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How to Be an Influencer

How to Be an Influencer

Whether it's on social media, at work, or at home, having influence makes a big difference. Life is easier when we have influence over our money, relationships, careers, and...

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The Old Switcheroo

The Old Switcheroo

What do I get out of following Jesus? This may not be a question we ask out loud, but it is one we have in common with Jesus' disciples. Just like them, we want to know the...

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