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Technology is Never Neutral

Technology is never neutral. Even a technology as simple as a shovel does two things. It makes digging easier, but it also puts blisters and callouses on the hands. When we regularly use more complex technology such as computers, and smart phones, the unintended impact on us is much more[…]

Theology that Travels with You

Do you ever have a week where you are really feeling drawn to do something but just feel like fighting it? It doesn’t have to be a bad thing, in fact it can be a very good thing… Let’s just say for example, that you have been feeling drawn towards[…]

Merciful Discipline

Amos 4:10-13 – “’I sent among you a pestilence after the manner of Egypt; I killed your young men with the sword, and carried away your horses, and I made the stench of your camp go up into your nostrils; yet you did not return to me,’ declares the Lord. ‘I overthrew some of[…]

False Comfort

Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, to all the exiles whom I have sent into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon. Build houses and live in them; plant gardens and eat their produce. Take wives and have sons and daughters; take wives for your sons, and give[…]

Tell Others!

1 Corinthians 15:1-5 – “Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you—unless you believed in vain. For I delivered to[…]

How Are Your Kids Being Discipled?

Have you ever had that one specific shirt that just seems to attract wrinkles? You have tried basically everything to keep it from happening but it seems to be a hopeless endeavor. You have tried drying it by itself, hang-drying it, and you certainly never fold it. Yet somehow, every[…]

The Glory of God

1 Chronicles 16:28-29 – “Ascribe to the Lord, O families of nations, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength, ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name. Bring an offering and come before him; worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness.” The first question asked in the[…]

Like a Child

Matthew 18:1-4 – “At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, ‘Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?’ And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, ‘Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you[…]

A Man’s Helper

Genesis 1:26-28, 2:15, 18 – “Then God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing[…]

Speak the Truth in Love

Ephesians 4:11-16 – “And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God,[…]

Seeing the Gospel in Judges

Have you ever found that there are books in scripture that you read and are familiar with the stories they contain, but you really have struggled to figure out what they can mean for your life? You know that scripture testifies of itself that “all scripture is breathed out by[…]

God’s Wrath Poured Out

Psalm 78:65 – “Then the Lord awoke as from sleep, like a strong man shouting because of wine.” Have you ever been sleeping, and someone comes and abruptly wakes you up from your sleep? Maybe you are falling asleep on the couch at night while watching a movie with your[…]

Perfect Righteousness

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise[…]

You Are the Salt of the Earth

Matthew 5:13-16 – “You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet. You are the light of the world. A city set[…]

Ambassadors for Christ

2 Corinthians 5:16-20 – “From now on, therefore, we regard no one according to the flesh. Even though we once regarded Christ according to the flesh, we regard him thus no longer. Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the[…]