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Let God help you have a Happy New Year!

Depending on the climate, a year is composed of four seasons, often three, sometimes even less. The day that is chosen to make the year ‘new’ is arbitrary and cultural. However, that is not meant to say, necessarily, that is

~Can God change You The Way He wants To?

“Let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think” (Romans 12:2a NLT, second edition). You cannot become all God created you to be until you understand the five factors that influence your identity. The first

Don’t Worry, The Fog will eventually Lift!

Imagine swimming in a vast lake and getting three or four hundred yards offshore when suddenly a freak fog rolls in and surrounds you. You’re trapped in this tiny circle of diffused light, but you can’t see beyond your arm’s

If Your Pain Is Not Changing, Seek God’s Grace!

“My grace is all you need, for my power is greatest when you are weak.” (2 Corinthians 12:9a TEV) As a pastor, I meet hurting people all the time. You can take two people, put them in the same difficult

If God checked Your Heart, Would He Find It Pure?

The Bible says in Matthew 5:8, “God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God” (NLT, second edition). To “see God” means to experience the presence of God. Believers who have a pure heart get to feel

Healing Past Hurts (Part One)

Sometimes we have to dig around the dirt in order to plant something new, beautiful and well-rooted. This post is the first of two parts of a teaching on healing the past. Before you go forward, stop and pray. Ask

Maybe God’s “Something Good” Requires You See it First!

Faith is visualizing the future. It’s believing it before you see it. Hebrews 11:1 says, “Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see” (NLT, second edition).A lot

Are you trying to accomplish God’s Dream For You Or Yours?

How do you know if you are living for your dream or God’s dream?You may think you were created to get up, go to work, come home, watch TV, and go to bed, to make a little money, retire, and

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