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Mercy and Grace

Grace comes with purpose. It’s time we stop living as merely forgiven people, and start living as agents of Living Hope, filled with grace. … Continue readingMercy and Grace

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The Shoes We Wear

“Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people?” (Galatians 1:10). The impressions that others have of us matter because everything about us should point to Jesus Christ. In the age of social media and instant publicity, this becomes increasingly difficult. … Continue readingThe Shoes We Wear

Morgan Parees

I Said Never, God Had Other Plans (Guest Post)

Those times I said “that’s great for them, but that will never be me,” were promptings from God. He was slowly preparing my heart for what was to come. … Continue readingI Said Never, God Had Other Plans (Guest Post)

The Right Tools For The Job

The Right Tools For The Job

Making disciples is not a job for only well-trained theologians and pastors. Every follower of Christ can, and should make disciples, and we all have at least the basic tools necessary to do it. … Continue readingThe Right Tools For The Job

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The Cost of Extra Baggage

It’s easy to accumulate a lot of baggage in life, and hard to let go as we move forward. There is a cost associated with what we take with us. Carrying baggage into our calling is likely to result in burnout that we don’t see coming. … Continue readingThe Cost of Extra Baggage

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Joy Comes In The Morning

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you wake up in the morning? Even though I hit the snooze a few times and try to stay in bed longer, sleep is generally not what’s on my mind. I often wake up with a song playing in my head. Sometimes it’s an old hymn. Other times it’s a new worship song that has helped me connect my heart to God’s. God’s mercy is new every morning, no matter how I may have missed the mark and strayed from His ways the day before. Having a song of

Delivery Times

Delivery Time

Sometimes the answer to prayer comes while we are still praying. Daniel experienced this when Gabriel came to him while he was still in prayer. “As soon as you began to pray, a word went out…” Pray with expectancy because our God is faithful. … Continue readingDelivery Time

How To Hear From God

How To Hear From God

It’s easy to say “I’m willing to follow where ever God leads.” This is especially true when we don’t think we hear Him saying to go anywhere. We often get comfortable where we are in life, whether it be a job, house, standard of living, or even our relationship with God. In those times of comfort, it is easy to settle in and not want anything to change. Like a memory foam mattress, the world seems to conform to our own image and gives us a sense of comfort and security. The desire to remain in that place of comfort

Do You Hear What I Hear?

Do You Hear What I Hear?

Have you ever listened to a recording of yourself singing? Did you like what you heard? When I’ve listened to recordings of myself, I cringe and wonder if that’s really what I sound like. Even people who like the sound of their own voice tend to dislike the way their recorded voice sounds. Believe it or not, your voice does not sound different when recorded. We only perceive it that way. Timothy E. Hullar explains it this way: Air-conducted sound is transmitted from the surrounding environment through the external auditory canal, eardrum and middle ear to the cochlea, the fluid-filled

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