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Your Free Trial is About to Expire

Proverbs 18:22 — “He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD.”

The divorce rate used to be something that people referred to as a stat of the success or lack thereof when it comes to the institution of marriage. I say “used to” because that number is a little less trustworthy these days. Not because great marriages have skyrocketed in number in today’s culture, but because fewer people are getting married in the first place. 

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God’s Path For Your Life Can Feel Strange

God's Path For Your Life

Psalm 119:105 — “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.”

There is no greater joy than being a father, right next to that is being a husband. God’s path for me to those things wasn’t traditional. However, that broken path leads to a faith-filled journey landing me here in Iowa.

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Learning From Experience | Fatherly Wisdom

Learning From Experience

Proverbs 22:6 — “Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.”

Wouldn’t it be great if you could revisit yourself in the past to advise on a situation? Not that I have it all together currently, but I know the young me would have benefitted from some council from the future me. I think it would have gone a little something like this.

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What Godly Obedience Looks Like

Godly Obedience

Many of us have read the story of Abraham in the sacrifice of his only son Issac. If you haven’t read it, stop here and go read Genesis 22: 1-14 and then come back to read this story.

What obedience it must have taken to even think of sacrificing Issac since it took an act of God to have him in the first place. The resolve to pack the donkey, and start walking toward the destination of where God would ultimately intervene. While this whole story is gripping, the verse that caught my attention was verse 5. There you see the faith of a man that trusts God will provide.

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The L Word | The Trilemma of Christ

The Trilemma of Christ

Matthew 16: 13-20 — Focus Verse – “He said to them, ‘But who do you say that I am?'”

I was on a flight back from New Orleans listening to Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis and heard the famous trilemma of Christ (choice between three alternatives)…

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If You Have An Unruly Heart, Repent

Unruly Hearts | Membership

Colossians 3:8 — “But now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and abusive speech from your mouth.”

For about five weeks now, I have been having a pity party. It hasn’t been one that people can notice, but in my heart, I have been whining like a two-year-old. My lip is sticking out, and I have been pouting. But at the same time, I have been blessed! Ever been there?

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