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Anchor Points

Not Religious Enough

Some of Jesus’ contemporaries complained that he wasn’t religious enough. On one occasion, the evidence cited to prove this was that Jesus didn’t fast like …

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What We Deserve

There’s a saying among would-be criminals and law enforcement officials alike that gets shared around. It goes like this, “Do the crime, serve the time.” …

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Heaven or Hell?

Everyone thinks they want to go the heaven, but in reality they don’t. Heaven is for those who actually want to be like God, and …

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Misunderstood

Jesus came to represent the Father; to show the world what he was like. But it was an uphill battle from the start. The religious …

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What Good News?

Sharing the Good News

Jesus said, “Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone” (Mark 16:15, NLT). The Good News (or the gospel) that Scripture …

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Two Kingdoms

When we hear the phrase, “kingdom of God,” we’re tempted to think of a physical place—like Heaven, or the New Earth. And just as the …

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Love Them Anyway

Sometimes people are exasperating, selfish, disrespectful, and cruel. The other day Linda was in a store and had started picking up an arrangement of flowers, …

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The Perfect Church

I used to think the perfect church would be one where everyone held similar views on faith and doctrine; where families held similar values and …

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Broken

Sometimes we know about their brokenness before they’re exposed to the blinding reality of our dysfunctions. There in the maternity ward with their little wrinkled noses …

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