Saturday, October 23 2021 - 12:25 PM

Rich DuBose

is director of Church Support Services for the Pacific Union Conference.

Today is a Gift

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Only one thing is for sure—now! Yesterday is a distant memory, and tomorrow may never come. Today is here. That is not to say you …

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From Sin to Grace

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Apart from God’s regenerating power, we have no choice but to sin. We don’t have to practice to be good at it; it just comes …

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The Unsettling Savior

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Jesus was radically out of sync with the norm. Instead of playing by the rules, He replaced them with ones that shattered the status quo. …

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Permission to Relax

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Sabbath and the ability to relax is a lost concept! The idea of people temporarily abstaining from work and play long enough to let their …

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Shared Living

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The battles for righteousness, community and truth are public. Anyone can see it if they open their eyes. “The Son watches the Father closely and …

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God’s Kingdom Shows Up

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One day the Pharisees asked Jesus, “When will the Kingdom of God come?” Jesus replied, “The Kingdom of God can’t be detected by visible signs. …

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On the Road

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Dear God: For the last two weeks, I’ve been on the road on business, away from my immediate family. Sometimes it gets lonely. Thank you …

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A Difficult Truth

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When bad things happen, we pray for instant relief, deliverance and resolution. But notice Jesus’ personal response to impending trauma. “We must allow the story of …

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The Sound of Silence

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Did you know that silence can be loud? Really loud? Sometimes it is what’s not said that speaks the loudest. “The chief priests went on …

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