Category Archives: Making Sense of Faith

Why Jesus Had to Die

I’ve gotten the question over the years, “Why did Jesus have to die and take our sin? How does his his death absolve MY sin?” Pastor Greear’s short explanation/illustration here helps. Advertisements

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Everyone is Called

“Every Christian is called into full-time ministry. Once we step over the line and begin to follow Jesus, everything we do is suppose to be done in his name, representing him, with the goal of advancing his kingdom.” – Larry … Continue reading

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Two Good Questions from Oswald Chambers

Am I getting nobler, better, more helpful, more humble, as I get older? Am I exhibiting the life that men take knowledge of as having been with Jesus…? http://www.utmost.org “Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and … Continue reading

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Day 3 in El Salvador with Compassion International

Day 3 was more of the same. Impressed. Wow. Conviction. We left the city today and drove about an hour and a half into more rural parts. We past Mayan ruins and fields of volcanic rock leftover from some eruption … Continue reading

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Day 2 in El Salvador with Compassion International

Getting a head start on the day two report, I haven’t done the Day 2 “devotional”, but it does ask the question again, “What ONE WORD best summarizes this day for you?” The answer so far would be, “wow.” Today … Continue reading

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Rick and Kay Warren Talk About Their Son’s Suicide

I have so much respect for this man and his wife. I’m so glad they share their lives so we can learn/be inspired by them. Go here and read the article.

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COEXIST?

Not too long ago, I did a sermon series I called “COEXIST.” You have probably seen the bumperstickers. The idea, in my mind, is that there are a lot of different faith and belief systems or you might call them … Continue reading

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