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How to Change Deeply (A Meditation)

How to Change Deeply (A Meditation)

Tim Keller’s sermon “How To Change Deeply” brought me into the realization that I am in fact far worse than I ever imagined, but...

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The “Greater Love”

The “Greater Love”

The greatest, most wonderful, radically inclusive truth is that Jesus Christ came into the world to call sinners to himself and befriend the wayward....

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Taking L’s

Taking L’s

When is the last time you took a hard L? I don’t just mean a loss, but a brutal one. One that hurts. One...

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To Plan, Or Not to Plan

To Plan, Or Not to Plan

Since I returned home from Sweden, I planned to visit some friends in Nashville for a time of refreshment, mutual upbuilding, and fellowship.

They expected...

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Seek First the Kingdom

Seek First the Kingdom

“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” Matthew 6:33

What runs your mind?...

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Do Well or Do Even Better

Do Well or Do Even Better

In an English class my senior year of high school, I proudly claimed I would never marry.

A short six months after, I dated a...

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But we all must die.

But we all must die.

“Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were young, you used to dress yourself and walk wherever you wanted, but when you are...

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Knowing Him

Knowing Him

On one of those nondescript, blank days falling between the dead of winter and the budding of spring, I sat with one my close...

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Don’t Let Theology Become Your God

Don’t Let Theology Become Your God

Theology is of great value. To believe, think, and speak right things about the LORD is good. In fact, in Jeremiah 5 God’s anger...

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The Only Avenue: The Word of God

Let’s be honest. For many of us, when we read Scripture, a desire aches inside of us to proverbially bury our heads in the...

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