Dear Charles,

Wow! Suppose one of you had a hundred sheep and lost one. Wouldn’t you leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness and go after the lost one until you found it? When found, you can be sure you would put it across your shoulders, rejoicing, and when you got home call in your friends and neighbors,…

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It’s Time…

There’s a book I want you to read. (After you read this post you’ll see why.) It isn’t very big in terms of size. (I read it in one day.) But… the challenge it calls you to is in a word, HUGE. Where to now? That is the question that kept rolling around and around…

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Love’s Heart Print

But Moses told the people, “Don’t be afraid. Just stand where you are and watch, and you will see the wonderful way the Lord will rescue you today… The Lord will fight for you, and you won’t need to lift a finger!” Then the Lord said to Moses, “Quit praying and get the people moving!…

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Loaves and Fishes

“All we have are five loaves of bread and two fish,” they said. Matthew 14:17 The Message Are you looking around at your “little bits of this and that” and thinking, “What can someone like me do to change this world?” (I used to say that… a lot.) Before I started blogging, I was convinced…

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Average Vs. Extraordinary

“But the seed in the good earth—these are the good-hearts who seize the Word and hold on no matter what, sticking with it until there’s a harvest.” Luke 8:15 Msg. You are, “the seed in good earth” because you are carriers of His light. You are, “the good-hearts who seize the Word and hold on…

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Brave? Who… Me?

Concerning this thing I pleaded with the Lord three times that it might depart from me. And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. 2…

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God Calls You Beloved

Look, if you sold a few sparrows, how much money would you get? A copper coin apiece, perhaps? And yet your Father in heaven knows when those small sparrows fall to the ground. Matthew 10:29 The Voice When I look at those images of space the Hubble captures it always hushes my heart in wonder…

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You’ve Got This Mighty Warrior!

The angel of God appeared to him and said, “God is with you, O mighty warrior!” Judges 6:12 Msg I came through this day with this blog post to say, “You’ve got this mighty Warrior!” You may be convinced you can’t be who God is calling you to be, or do what you believe God…

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Chase The Lion!

But one of the elders said to me, “Do not cry! The Lion from the tribe of Judah, David’s descendant, has won the victory…” Revelation 5:5 I have read some great books in the past few years, but I don’t believe any have impacted me as much as Mark Batterson’s, Chase The Lion! I think…

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Step Into Brave

Quit running away. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase the Lion Well, we are coming into the last stretch of Batterson’s Lion Chaser’s Manifesto. Here, approaching the finish line, he challenges us, “Quit running away.” I wonder how many Christians have been destined for amazing things, and yet every time they are challenged to…

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