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Being a disciple of Jesus, is it radical?

There are two words that are rattling around my head today: discipleship and radical. We are called by Jesus to follow Him. Followers of Jesus are called disciples. What type of disciple does Jesus call us to be? Jesus said, … Continue reading

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Remember this – People are People

I just came back from an eye opening mission trip. We didn’t go far, but the trip got me thinking about how I see the people in the world and in my community. I am wondering if we see too … Continue reading

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Do All Things… Through Christ

Who doesn’t love hearing a secret? I am not talking about gossip. Gossip is gross. But, there is something about secrets. Book writers use that in their titles all the time: “The Secret to a Happy Life” “The Secret to … Continue reading

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The Myth of Security (Part 2)

A profound phenomenon accompanies our problems and struggles – worry. When problems break through our ineffective strategies to be safe, worry is usually our companion. I had written a couple of weeks ago that we would talk about trust in … Continue reading

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The Myth of Security (Part 1)

Storms. Here in central Iowa we have had plenty of them lately. It doesn’t matter if it is wind, rain, hail, or flood waters, they all surprise us with their power. It doesn’t even really matter how often it happens, … Continue reading

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The Secret of Humility

I hate just listing a group of verses, but I think that this time it’s necessary. Why? I believeĀ I need to list them because we struggle with actually believing what God has said. Sure, we nod our head and say, … Continue reading

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Count the Cost of the Life You are Living

We have been talking a lot about the freedom we have in Christ. Sometimes I think that we start believing that living in this freedom has no cost to us. So, we are surprised when God asks something of us. … Continue reading

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