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Born Again

A Question in the Night New creation. Resurrection. New life. Born again. There is a significant amount of imagery and description given to what takes place when we dedicate our lives to Jesus and receive the gift of restored relationship with our God. John Mark shared with our church body Paul’s words in 2 Corinthians

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Treasure in Heaven

Make Sure Your Heart Is in the Right Place Jesus talked about a lot of different topics when he lived and walked this earth. The number one topic that Jesus spoke about was the Kingdom of Heaven (or God). It was the defining characteristic and topic of Jesus’ preaching. The Kingdom of God is near. 

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Blessed Are You

Jesus is Lord All throughout the Gospels there is a constant question always lurking beneath the surface (or sometimes it is the main event of the stories or words being spoken). The question is, “Who is Jesus?” This question not only is at play in the Gospels, ever since Jesus has lived, someone, somewhere has

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Come and See

John 1 – An Invitation This week, I am writing from a kid’s camp in East Texas where approximately 100 kids have come to have a week of fun, excitement, safety, a sense of family, and, whether they know it or not, to be shown the love of God. At camp, we certainly have as

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Reflections on Mark 5

Jesus Heals Us All Today I have been reflecting on Mark 5 and the stories of Jesus healing a demoniac, a woman with a bleeding condition, and raising a young girl from the dead. Just a normal Tuesday for Jesus.  If you have not read from Mark’s Gospel in a while, take a moment to

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What If?

What If Hope Stops Working? Have you ever asked yourself this question? Do you ever wonder when Hope stops being enough? I am naturally pessimistic at heart. But at the same time, I have a tremendous Hope in the story of Jesus. It is both a personal Hope as well as a communal Hope–even (and

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