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Searching for the Perfect Church

They’re searching for the “perfect” church. They go from one congregation to another, desperately looking for that which – honestly – does not exist. Like others before them, they will eventually realize that their efforts are futile. They will not … Continue reading

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Reconcile

In his letter to the Philippian church, the apostle Paul was attempting to cause two people who were apparently friends of his – Euodia and Syntyche – to become reconciled. He said, “I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche to … Continue reading

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Unity … or Not!

If only this wasn’t so true.

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How’s Your Spiritual Life Going?

In his book, The Me I Want to Be, John Ortberg made a great observation: “How is your spiritual life going?” I used to answer this question by looking at the state of my devotional activities: Did I pray and … Continue reading

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Conscience … and a Creator

When I was about three or four years old, I remember visiting a home with my mother. She and her friend were in another room, leaving me alone to play. I found a small plastic toy knight that fascinated me. … Continue reading

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No Voice

William Sangster is regarded by many as one of the greatest preachers who ever lived. In the 1940s, his church in London was filled every Sunday morning and evening with over 3000 people per service. That would be a very … Continue reading

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Truth?

St. Anthony the Great, from Egypt, lived during the third and fourth centuries. One of the “Desert Fathers,” Anthony seems to have been a fairly quotable guy. My favorite: “A time is coming when men will go mad, and when … Continue reading

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