A Modest Proposal for You

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Q: What do The Beatles, my parents, and the ’94 Lakers have in common? A: They couldn’t stay together. They all broke up. They just couldn’t make it work. This is not abnormal. This is the natural state of things. Shaq and Kobe could’ve dominated for a decade, but they couldn’t stand each other anymore.…

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Why Should You Be Afraid?

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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Daily Bread

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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Anxiety

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

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

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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