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You Pray too Safe

And so do I… I have grown weary with myself and the meager prayers I pray. “Give me health,” “keep my family safe,” “fill this room.” Those are all fine prayers, but they lack the desperation of a man longing to see a city change…a culture shifted toward Christ. But[…]

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Victory

God has created us, all of us, to worship Him, love Him, glorify Him, have Him as our deepest affection and live for His glory. We are meant to glorify God in every conceivable way because it’s what we were made for, and it’s how we express our love and[…]

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True Spirituality

Last weekend at Renovation I preached a message called “spirituality” from Psalm 119,  in which we concluded that true spirituality is a delight in God, his will, and His word. But, we determined,  this is difficult. The religious among us will get the will and word part. They will obey, and tell everyone[…]

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Disconnected Faith

Have you felt a little disconnected lately? Like prayer is more difficult. Relationships in your church require more work and discipline, with very little joy? Faith in general feels like a burden and not a joyful privilege? You may feel that way because you are in fact disconnected in someway.[…]

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A Praying Life

Lately I have been convicted of a reality that I am still unsure of my  willingness to address…my life is not one of rich, intentional, and thoughtful prayer…at least not as much or as often as it should be. With the workload of leading and launching Renovation I have lost[…]

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How Are they Sent of God?

…Men who bring no men to God? Prophets whose words are powerless Sowers who’s seed all whithers Fishers who take in no Fish Soldiers who give no wounds Are these God’s men?-C.H. Spurgeon This gripped me…thought I would share it. If you are a minster of the gospel, I hope[…]

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