How about those prayer warriors, even if we can’t hope to measure up? She’s taught the nursery class for twenty years? I’m not sure I could do twenty minutes. I can’t resist coffee … I ...

Motivation. It’s what causes us to get out of bed in the mornings. Without motivation, we’d have no reason to brush our teeth, prepare breakfast, get our children to school on time. We’d ...

Springs. How do they work? What happens before the “boing” that closes the door, retracts the pen, moves the second hand, or launches the pogo stick? How does a Slinky walk down the stairs or ...

Walk a freshly tilled garden. Barefoot. Let your toes feel the rich soil, so tender and soft. Then dig your feet in. Enjoy the warmth of the earth as it wraps your skin. Or walk along the beach and ...

Becoming a Christian is easy. After all, salvation comes by grace. We ask and it is ours. However, the life we lead afterwards can be challenging to get right. What does God expect from the changed ...

Bulking up is a sports concept. Muscles, that sort of thing. Increasing our strength so that we can do amazing things that few others can. Here’s how it’s done in the sports world: Eat the ...

Powerstroke. The Ford Motor Company uses this word to describe its most powerful truck engine. Legendary, so Ford claims. As one 2006 commercial says, “The most capable pickup in ...

Heartguard. Two words put together to form a fresh meaning. Heart: the most intimate part of who we really are; our true self; the seat of our emotions and desires Guard: to protect, to shield, to ...

Legend carries two meanings: 1. a story with no proof 2. an extremely famous person Let’s look at the second of these. For example: “The man was a living legend.” Think of the mighty ...

The Christian lives according to the Spirit. In our flesh we are weak (too much so!), but we no longer live that life. We are Children of the King! Here are four truths from Romans 8:1-4 about the ...

Picture this: A young man climbs on the roof of a church, and he carries a bucket and a mop. On the roof? We want to call to him, “Get down! That’s unsafe!” Yet, he continues upward, reaches ...

Yah, yah, we are the mighty Children of God! Whoop, whoop, we rule in the Name of the Son! Get down, we abound in the power of Spirit of the Father! Deuteronomy 31:6 says four times to stand up ...

Three things count in battle. 1. Experience 2. Armor 3. Good Leadership Our Christian life is a battle, one fought against the devil and his desire to take us down with him. Here are three ...
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