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Contributed on Dec 24, 2021
The mission of the cross is hidden in the message of the cradle.
Video: Christmas Confusion How are you doing hanging on to Christ this Christmas? Does Christmas seem confusing or is it just a chaotic time of year for you? I submit if you want to understand Christmas, you must get to know who Christ is, and what He came to do. We could say it like this: The ...read more
Contributed on Dec 6, 2021
The prophets foretold the coming of Christ with pinpoint precision.
In 1998, an anonymous donor gave a marketing agency $150,000 to create an advertising campaign called “God Speaks.” His desire was to reach people who had drifted away from their faith. The campaign created such a positive response that the Outdoor Advertising Association of America picked it as ...read more
Contributed on Nov 29, 2021
If you want to finish well, celebrate God’s provision in the past, surrender to His plans in the present, and serve faithfully in the future.
Goodbyes are no fun, are they? We just returned from a few days with our two daughters and their families in Virginia. I cry like a baby every time we leave. In our family, some of our most painful goodbyes were when we left our parents and siblings to serve as missionaries in Mexico City for ...read more
Contributed on Nov 17, 2021
It’s costly to follow Christ, but the cost is worth it.
This week I was working on this message at a McDonald’s when I met a man who told me to keep the sermon short. Did one of you put him up to this? Before leaving, he passed along some words of wisdom: “The brain can only absorb what the seat can endure.” I’m going to take that to heart today, ...read more
Contributed on Nov 8, 2021
Right beliefs should lead to righteous behavior.
How many of you dreaded pop quizzes in school? This week, I learned this is an actual phobia for some people called “testophobia.” I want to begin with a pop quiz to see how well we understand some key doctrines. 1. The Holy Spirit is… a. An impersonal force b. The soul of Jesus c. The third ...read more