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Why We Need Community

As a child of God, you are swimming against the current. If you try doing this alone (without Christ) it won't work. You will fail. We need Christ---His power, His wisdom, and His saving grace. Jesus also established the church so we would have support from fellow believers.

Christian Living · Knowing God · The Word of God

The Trouble With Praying for Patience

"The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law." ~ Galatians 5.22, ESV Have you ever prayed for patience? What happened? In my experience, whenever I have asked the Lord to give me patience, He answered by providing opportunities to develop patience. I wanted the actual… Continue reading The Trouble With Praying for Patience

Christian Living · Faithfulness

When You Feel Stuck in Monotonous Duties

God has the power to take what is ordinary and make it truly extraordinary. Give every task---significant or insignificant---to the God who sees in secret.

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Why we need to pray for GenNext (Part 2)

This is the final article in the series “Raising GenNext.” You can read the previous post by clicking here. Yesterday, we looked at why prayer is so critical in the effort to raise GenNext. Remember, GenNext is not just children; GenNext also includes new converts and current Christians. Like Jesus, we long for the growth of those who… Continue reading Why we need to pray for GenNext (Part 2)

Thankfulness

Day 3: I am thankful for God’s steadfast love.

There is nothing that can match the love of the Lord. We can compare it our relationships in order to gain greater understanding, but no love on earth is as faithful and true as the love of the Lord.

Thankfulness

Day 2: I am thankful for trials

It seems counterintuitive to be thankful for bad times. Only a masochist would enjoy such a thing, right? Wrong. It all comes down to perspective.