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Devotion – John 10

A few years ago I participated in an international mission trip to Wales. The land in Wales was beautiful, and incredibly green. The rolling hills were full of sheep. In fact, just outside the walls of the college where we stayed were sheep farms, and we could hear the bleating of sheep throughout the night. […]

Living the cross life

“If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow me.” – Jesus After talking to some people this week, I realized that I need to give a little more explanation of the central phrase in this statement from Luke 9:23. What exactly did Jesus have in mind […]

Devotion – John 9

A couple years ago, we took a trip with our high school graduates, that included a cave exploration. We were very careful to enter the cave with plenty of flashlights and making sure all of us had a good helmet. We also had a guide who already knew the layout of the cave. During our […]

Getting involved – Making a kingdom difference in political issues

Now that we are entering a political season, we are going to hear about the hot topics quite a bit. In the sermon this past Sunday, I mentioned that God’s people have a tendency to look for a political savior who will lead their nation back to a certain place of prominence and goodness, rather […]

Devotion – John 8

Did Jesus ever claim to be God? Some people, who want to believe that Jesus was just a great teacher and a good man, have said that Jesus never actually claimed to be God. In fact, they would say, the deity of Jesus Christ is an idea that was made up by followers of Jesus […]