A Free Gift


After recently spending a lot of devotional time in the Old Testament I thought I should balance my time out with a season in the New Testament.  What better place to go to than Romans, which brought me to Romans 4 where Paul talks about how Abraham was justified by faith.

Romans 4:16
Therefore, the promise comes by faith, so that it may be by grace and may be guaranteed to all Abraham’s offspring—not only to those who are of the law but also to those who have the faith of Abraham. He is the father of us all.

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Seeking Their Story


A great man died last week.  His name was John.  I knew him for 8 years, but I never really got the chance to know him.  While listening to his eulogy at his memorial service I realized what an interesting life he led.  I also realized the opportunity I missed by not getting to know him better.  It’s funny how listening to a eulogy can help you understand how easy it is to misread a person — and then it’s too late.

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Meaningful Personal Worship – Part 2


In part 1 of Meaningful Personal Worship we took some time to set the foundation for the importance of having a personal worship time.  Before we can talk practical aspects of having a personal worship time, we need to know how vital it is to our journey with God.  You can read the whole article here, but as a reminder I gave 5 reasons why we should have personal worship times.

  1. Worship is the pathway to freedom
  2. Worship is the pathway for the Holy Spirit into our lives
  3. Worship crowds out doubt and releases vital faith
  4. There is power when we sing
  5. Our personal worship time will affect our corporate worship time


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