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Can’t Be Undone

Almost weekly during the school year, my amazingly wonderful 7-year old, Levi, challenges the patient side of my brain just as we are frantically heading out the door at 7:39am (yep – I have our school departure time down to a science): “Daddy – my shoes won’t untie no matter how hard I pull on the string!” “Bro – dude – Levi…

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The Songs We Sing: How Am I Supposed to Respond to That?

I’m usually not a big fan of singing songs that center around me and my response to God. All the “I give you my heart” and “I’m living for you, God” songs tend to make me cringe, because they bring the focus away from our True and Living Heavenly Father and onto man, who is fickle, often mistaken, and—let’s just be honest—not…

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The Songs We Sing: God’s Glory

Upon hearing the word “glory,” some of us might envision a shining bright light, a majestic sunrise, or think of the uproarious applause of adoring fans at the close of some Olympic event.  But, what is really meant when we talk about the glory of God? In the Scriptures, the word “glory” simply means “weightiness” or “heaviness”, and carries the idea of…

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Telling Stories

“The man from whom the demons had gone begged that he might be with him, but Jesus sent him away, saying, ‘Return to your home, and declare how much God has done for you.’ And he went away, proclaiming throughout the whole city how much Jesus had done for him.” Luke 8:38-39 (ESV) If I gave you these ingredients: A Naked Dude,…