Why Should You Be Afraid?

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There’s another poll out, producer Sherri and I talked about it the other day on our show, about how fearful Americans are.  More than half of those surveyed, said they look ahead to 2022 with fear.   Are there solid, rational reasons to be afraid? Definitely. There’s no doubt about it. I could make a list, and so could you. Things we imagine…

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The One Remaining Question

Questioning who Jesus is to you

Very recently, I read about the latest church-celebrity “I’m-not-a-Christian-anymore” social media post when my insightful friend Sherri asked me a question:  “Hey, did he ever mention Jesus?”  “What?” “Did he mention Jesus in his ‘goodbye’ post? I noticed the last guy didn’t… the celebrity pastor. Did this one mention Jesus?” I skimmed it again.  Why…

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Daily Bread

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Jesus said when we pray to ask God: ”Give us today our daily bread.” Give us today…Think about this for you and me. All the things we can be worried about. Allthe things we can be anxious about. He basically tells us to say: “Hey God, give me theresources I need to get through this…

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Hey, if you’re feeling anxious, that’s a very human thing too. It happens because we’rehumans. At the same time, Jesus tells us to get rid of our anxiety, to be done with it. I found thisquote. I thought this was so good. It helped me think about it differently. It’s from Dallas Willard: “Anxiety is…

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Renewed Mind

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Just to be personal… I have seen things that I wish I hadn’t seen. I’ve absorbed a lot of dumb stuff and thought about a lot of dumb stuff and wrong stuff and hurtful stuff, and my brain has had all this happening over the decades. What I love, though, is that scripture about how…

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Instant Growth

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We all, I think, want instant growth. For somebody who’s a Jesus follower. We all want to become more like Him so that we become more loving like Him.  I’ve got to tell you it’s a little frustrating because I’d like that to happen overnight. It hasn’t for me. There has been change, though. There’s…

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Be the Helper

Maybe you’ve heard this: look for the helpers. Mr. Rogers once said it. “Look for the helpers.” -Fred Rogers I was thinking about that word helper, gets kind of a bad rap. People don’t write books about “helper-ship” or have “helper-ship” conferences. It’s always about leadership. But being a “helper” a big deal. Even God…

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