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Airplane oxygen masks are a two-step process

I’m not a fan of airplane travel, but recently it reminded me of an important lesson. There’s a process to helping people, and it starts with you first.

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The world isn’t small after all

Technology can make the world seem small, but smartphones don’t shrink the world. Our perception and our own self-interest does that.

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A new phone and God’s faithfulness

I bought my phone because I trusted the seller. If we’re going to believe God’s promises, that means we need to trust who He is. Fortunately, He tells us.

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Even if life turns upside-down

None of us have the power to change much of anything in our lives, not without help. When we get to these points in life (and all of us do), we have to hold on to something.

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Burdens are too much to bear alone

By bearing a friend’s burdens in my own strength, I’m not helping. I’m not there to help them carry their burden; I’m there to help them carry it to God.

Faith and common sense work together

Everyone has faith in something, and it doesn’t have to be religious. But faith doesn’t require you to turn your brain off.

It’s just the way I am

Understanding your personality is a vital step in learning who God made you and what you can do for Him. But if you turn your personality into an excuse or use it to avoid obeying God, you’re asking for trouble….You’re unique and individual, and God made you that way because He has a plan for you. But that doesn’t mean you can’t rise above your personality and its limitations.

Small victories win wars

It’s March, guys! The third month of 2017 has already begun. How are you doing with your resolutions? Confession time: January was a complete failure for me, and February wasn’t much better. I had plans to eat right, to exercise regularly, to rest, and to spend time with the Lord. And while I managed some […]

The Cost of Giving Up

Sounds to me like giving up would be a greater benefit to me than pressing onward has been. Because what does giving up actually cost?

Do you trust God or not?

Do you trust God or not? If you say you do, shouldn’t you be living like it?