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Take Another Lap

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In his book, Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell tackled the commonly held stereotype that students from Asian countries are better at math. Gladwell explains that they aren’t inherently better at math, but that cultures that have a tradition in the tedious and laborious work of wet-rice...

Renew Your Mind

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Most people understand that when one enters into a relationship with Jesus, there are some behaviors and actions that need to change. But that may be putting the cart before the horse a little bit. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind. — Romans...

A Beautiful Interruption

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When my wife and I got married, we had a plan to wait five years before trying to have kids. About three years into our marriage, I came home one night to my wife handing me a gift bag. She was acting funny as I pulled the gift out of the bag. It was a baby’s onesie. Talk about an...

From Blind To Believer

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And they came to Jericho. And as he was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a great crowd, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the roadside. And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on...

Struggling To Hear

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Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.” — Isaiah 30:21 This verse communicates the awesome truth that God speaks to his people. Isn’t that what we all want? We want to hear God’s...

Our Mission

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By now, if you have been reading this week’s devotionals, you have hopefully arrived at the conclusion that the Church is not a building. The Church is a people. Peter describes this group of people: But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own...

Love Letters

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My wife and I just completed a move to a new house. During the packing-up phase, my wife ran across a box containing a bunch of our first emails that we sent back and forth to one another in the first months of our relationship that she had printed out, and boy are they sappy! My wife called me...

You Know the Way

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“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where...

Know the Author

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Over the course of my 12-year relationship with my wife, I’ve written her a few poems. I’m not the world’s greatest poet or anything, but if you’re a man and you’ve found yourself a good woman, you should write her a poem every once in a while. (I’m not sure...

Joining the Body

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Being a father of three young children, I hear certain phrases almost daily: “Bubba hit me!” “Will you wipe my bobo?” “That’s mine!” “I don’t want to take a nap!” And then there’s, “I can do it all by myself.&rdquo...

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