Tag Archives: Parenting

One Foot in Front of the Other

When the trail of life gets long, it often comes down to simply putting-one-foot-in-front-of-the-other. It’s the point where the scenery is no longer inspiring, the small talk isn’t interesting, the pack has gotten heavy and rest seems far away. In … Continue reading

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Love is…

The word “love” is often used carelessly. In the Bible, however, the word love carries much more weight than just feelings that come and go, it involves an act of the will. It describes a “decided” love between people, love … Continue reading

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Stronger Together

In the ancient world, Hittite craftsmen made bows by layering materials that were held together by a simple, but surprisingly strong glue. The “composite” design shot arrows faster and made the bow more durable. Modern technology has made many improvements, but the composite principle discovered long … Continue reading

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Whatever Actually Means Whatever

Details can be important. For example, one wrong calculation can cause a spaceship to miss its target by thousands of miles, and a decimal point can turn a good business deal into a disaster. As a former Pharisee, Paul was … Continue reading

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The Best Kind of Leadership

It’s often said that leadership equals influence. As an apostle, Paul was commissioned to influence people. He explained his approach and process this way: “When I came to you…I did not come with brilliance of speech or wisdom. For I … Continue reading

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Overcoming

Evil is restless. It’s never content with marginal status, and the Bible teaches that a proper defense is actually a posture of offense. In Romans chapter 12, there’s a series of directives given for the active, grace-filled life. There are things like … Continue reading

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Fair

Is God fair? Before you answer, consider the next question, “What’s “fair”?” Is it an agreement between differing sides, a declaration from a judge, or an evenly dispersed resource? The difficulty with “fair” is that most people have opinions and they … Continue reading

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