Choices matter

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There are many reasons why we should quit stuff.

Our training says never quit, and there’s plenty of room for that truth.

But quitting should always be an option to consider. There are times quitting something has a great outcome.

Can you hear your parents say, never quit?

There are…


Are you stuck?

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People get stuck.

It’s so easy to choose a safe place and surround yourself with what’s comfortable. We love the comfortable. Maybe comfortable is your safe place.

So, the big question may be, is the safe place the best place?

The obvious answer is no. Flexibility and change are better…


Find your purpose

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Have you discovered the reason you are alive?

Every person has one dominant purpose in life.

We see this truth in the life of Jesus. The ministry of Jesus was more than a ministry. It was His calling. Jesus’ calling started on the banks of the sea of Galilee. …


God is Faithful

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The last 18 months have been challenging for everyone.

Pastors, churches, and Christian leaders were challenged on all fronts. And it doesn’t look as if it’s over. Another reality is that COVID-19 will be around a few years and maybe forever.

Are we tired of COVID-19? Has the pandemic caused…


We hate to wait

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How many of us love to wait? Not many.

Don’t you love it when someone says, “stay put?” I don’t think so. We love to go, go, go, and we hate to stay.

The American way is to go, “get er done,” and grind it out

Jesus commanded his disciples…


Tired of being tired

Are you tired of being tired?

Are you in the modern-day grind? There is a hack for the grind of life.

I have a friend that is grinding it out and he said, “every little thing feels like a chore. I am constantly tired.”

Tiredness is common in our time…


Will the church thrive or survive?

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Churches across America are in a dilemma.

The dilemma includes accepting or rejecting alarming data about the future of the church in America.

Some churches are thriving, but most are only surviving. Some data indicates three out of five churches will close in the next five years.

George Barna has…


Change is here

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It’s a slow fade.

The church as we know it is fading, but the real question is why, and what can we do about it?

Do you remember the song by Casting Crowns?

Well, the American church is in a slow fade.

There is a lot of talk about hybrid…


Spiritual growth is a personal choice

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Growth is a natural progression of life.

Everything alive is growing.

And that includes people. God has given us life, and every day we have the opportunity to grow — physically, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.

Conforming to the image of Christ is a top priority. We have made Christianity about…


A biblical response

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The hostility toward Christianity is on the rise.

We have witnessed the first administration in over 70 years who removed “God” from the National Day of Prayer Proclamation. There was no public prayer service held at the U.S. …

Thomas E. McDaniels

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