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Archive for the ‘Love’ Category

The Power of Love

June 1, 2014

How do you define love? It might depend on who you ask. What kind of love are we talking about? Are we talking about the kind you read about in the latest Nicholas Sparks’ novel? Are we talking about that scene in your favorite romantic comedy that makes you feel all warm inside, or are […]

Love the Church

April 10, 2014

In Ephesians 5:25-27 Paul writes about the love Jesus has for the church. He loves the church so much that he gave his life for the church (Eph. 5:25). The church is the bride of Christ. The church is something we should love and cherish. What does this mean? What does it mean to love […]

Four Things We Need to Understand About Evangelism

February 11, 2014

I used to hear a lot of talk about evangelism, but not so much anymore. I hear a lot of people talking about what it is to be missional, but not much about evangelism. Maybe there are people talking about evangelism, but I don’t know them. I still hear lots of people talking about reaching […]

Getting To Know Grace

November 27, 2013

What is grace? Grace is the fact that God does not give us what we deserve. He treats us better than we deserve to be treated. He blesses us even when we deserve to be cursed. He gives us life when we deserve death. Our salvation is only because of God’s grace. Paul puts it […]

Musings

September 2, 2013

To Beard or Not to Beard The good folks over at Christianity Today have put together an interesting and often funny timeline on Christian beliefs concerning facial hair. It is amazing, and sometimes sad, that this is all true. It is hard to believe that throughout the years of Christian history church has sometimes taken […]

C.S. Lewis on Marriage and Love

April 10, 2013

As I was preparing for a wedding this afternoon I once again read these insightful words by C.S. Lewis. I was reminded about the love two individuals share that allows them to make it over the bumps and hurdles that all couples face. Lewis describes the kind of love two people have when they have […]

5 Things I’ll Never Say as a Parent

April 9, 2013

Being a parent is a continual learning process. You make mistakes but you keep working at getting better. No one person has parenting all figured out. Each child is different. Each child is created in the image of God. Good parenting requires a healthy dose of humility, patience, and love. A parent must be humble […]

A Few Brief Thoughts on Love

April 4, 2013

Love is a command. It is a great virtue all Christians are to possess. The two greatest commands in Scripture are to love God and love our neighbor. In 1 Corinthians 13 Paul says we can speak with the tongues of angels, have prophetic powers, give away all our possessions, and even be martyred, but […]

Are You Living Like a Star?

January 31, 2013

“Do all things without grumbling or questioning, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world.” Philippians 2:14-15 Each night before going to sleep my four year old son climbs into bed and recites […]

Quotes by Martin Luther King Jr.

January 21, 2013

As I have been skimming the web today I have been amazed by all the Martin Luther King Jr. quotes that have been posted on Facebook, Twitter, and other places. Some of these quotes I had read many times before and others were brand new to me. Martin Luther King Jr. was a great leader […]

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