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He Has Made Him Known!

Posted by Eric Farmer on

I have had a lot of conversations lately where people who love God have expressed a phenomenon that I’ve often seen in my own faith journey. For whatever reason, they, and I, experience seasons where the God we have experienced as both personal and knowable, seems so distant and...

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Lonely Roads

Posted by Yujing Fun on

Do not fear, for I am with you; do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you; surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.Isaiah 41:10 NASB For all those who have tried to push against the current and make a difference in...

Beyond the Surface of Our Lives

Posted by Yujing Fun on

And the tempter came and said to Jesus, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But Jesus answered, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” Matthew...

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O Lord, My God

Posted by Danielle Guerrero on

Consider me and answer, Lord my God. Restore brightness to my eyes; otherwise, I will sleep in death. My enemy will say “I have triumphed over him” and my foes will rejoice because I am shaken. Psalm 13:3-4 CSB We are a stubborn people—or at the very least, I am a...

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Borrowing the Eyes

Posted by Brett Hilliard on

Borrowing the Eyes of Others After years of all-out commitment and outspokenness, John the Baptist hits a wall of doubt toward the end of his life. In spite of his massive credentials----his birth was foretold by an angel, crowds followed him, kings feared him, he baptised Jesus, he heard...

But we had hoped...

Posted by Brett Hilliard on

It's a familiar story for many. The Road to Emmaus, where Jesus (in disguise) appears to two followers who are described as being "downcast" because their hopes had been dashed. Dejected, they now return home, having witnessed the death of Jesus, but unaware of his resurrection. "What are you...

Chill Out

Posted by Brett Hilliard on

Okay, here's an embarrassing confession from me. I’m a little more high-strung than I used to be. I get more worried. I fret over little things. I imagine worst-case scenarios when they really aren’t very likely. In fact, my daughter recently told me (politely) to chill out. She was...


Posted by Brett Hilliard on

Freedom. It’s a word that is in our headlines all the time.  Freedom of speech. Political freedom. Economic freedom. Sexual freedom. Amid all the fuss about freedom, little is mentioned about spiritual freedom. Sometimes spiritual freedom is often misconstrued as the...


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