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© 2019 Maik Garbade. All Rights Reserved. Unsplash.Used by permission. I took three semesters of New Testament Greek while studying at Harding University – School of Biblical Studies. One of my fondest memories is of a road trip I took with a brother in Christ, a drive from Arkansas to Kansas and back. I don’t…

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My first year in full-time ministry, I worked with a small church in Ruston, Louisiana. I still recall one Sunday morning, walking into the church building and overhearing a lively discussion going on in one of the adult classrooms. With a loud slap of his hand on the table, a frustrated man shouted, “Dammit! I’m…

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A few days ago, Alean and I were driving into town to purchase a couple of items needed to complete Christmas gifts for the grandchildren. As we made the drive, our conversation veered into a discussion of those times we speak truth, but do so in damaging ways. In such situations the content of our…

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In the opening of the Gospel of John, we have a beautiful description of God incarnate, coming to “pitch his tent” among humanity. In the midst of that description is this beautiful, poetic line: “For from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.” – John 1:16, ESV As though grace was not enough, we,…

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Darlene Zschech, the noted worship leader for Hillsong Church in Sydney Australia, tells a memorable story about a gentleman who encountered one of her worship leaders, Steve McPherson, at the airport. She relates how the man excitedly informed Steve that he was a great singer, that he was going to start coming to Hillsong Church,…

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What can we, as disciples of Christ, learn from the loss of a football game? A lot, actually, but let’s look at just one glaring lesson we can learn from the stunning play that secured the loss of Super Bowl XLIX. The Seattle Seahawks had it their hands – the first back-to-back Super Bowl wins…

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