Christian Living

What Is Keeping Us from the Manger this Christmas?

Even though Jesus is the “reason for the season” it is easy to let the season take over and miss time with Jesus.  Luke 10:38-42, a loose adaptation–Christmas at Martha’s:As Jesus and the disciples continued on their way Christmas caroling in the area, they came to a certain village where a woman named Martha welcomed …

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5Ways to Build Thanksgiving Memories

Creating a Practice of Gratitude, Contentment, and Joy in Our Homes for Thanksgiving and All Year Long I’ve been thinking about how to make this Thanksgiving meaningful for our family. I’m sure you’ve been considering the same thing. I realize more and more how a heart of gratitude produces a heart of contentment and joy …

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What Did Jesus Do in Discipling Others (Part 6)

We’ve been looking at what Jesus did in discipling those who followed Him. When we look at the Beatitudes, we see that He began with the Gospel. Discipleship begins as we are teaching others about the Gospel, even before they’ve made a full commitment to follow Christ. For some reason we have separated evangelism and …

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What Did Jesus Do in Discipling Others (Part 5): Walk This Way with Me

We continue our series on how Jesus discipled others, and we’re looking at more of the Sermon on the Mount today. We saw that Jesus started with the Gospel through the Beatitudes. After that, he spent time teaching about how we are to live out our faith. “Don’t misunderstand why I have come. I did …

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Certainty

I’m taking a short break from our “What Did Jesus Do When He Discipled” series. This topic has been on my mind and heart, and I wanted to write something about it. Enjoy prosperity while you can, but when hard times strike, realize that both come from God. Remember that nothing is certain in this life.(Eccl. 7:14) …

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