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Compassion and the True Meaning of Tolerance

Several years ago, we walked the journey of retribution and justice with a close friend who was convicted of a serious crime. He was deeply repentant and eaten up with regret. We were publicly persecuted for our actions. Compassion and Tolerance When our compassion extended

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Mercy Without Excuses

  One day my youngest son said to me, “Mom, how can people who don’t know God, know that God is good – unless God’s people are good to them?” Profound. I love how God speaks directly to my heart through my children. He’s so

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As Part of the Church are You Leading the Revolution or Just a Preener?

I’ve been running this blog for about two years now. All this time and I have rarely touched on the topic I’m most passionate about – the Church. Namely, mobilizing the body of Christ in the local church. Maybe it’s because I thought no one would

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How The Resurrection Changes Everything

Hey friend! Thanks for stopping by. Glad you’re here! Last week I published a post focusing on the cross of Christ – something really important to reflect on! As humans we have a natural proclivity to rebel against God and an inability to live by

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What Does the Cross Mean to You?

The Cross. The most pivotal symbol in history. Through the years, people have questioned its validity, rejected it, hated it, ignored it, and burned it. Others have embraced its message and cherished it. What does the cross mean to you? Around 500 B.C., the first

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Jesus Knew His Destiny Before His Feet Hit the Earth

Jesus’ journey to the cross began even before the earth was created. It was always God’s plan. His appointment with the cross was no accident or failure of God. It was a pre-planned destiny. God gave us free will and knew we would eventually be

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Does Your Church Nurture Compassion?

Welcome to The Warming House! Glad you stopped by on this cold, snowy day. It’s warm and toasty here. Hope you’re warm and toasty wherever you are. So I’ve been working on a particular book for a lot of years. Recently, I’ve renewed my commitment

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Raising Boys to Manhood – Manhood Principle #1 – Rejecting Passivity

Hi friend! Thanks for stopping in. Make yourself right at home! Back in November I started a Saturday series for single moms to help them raise their boys to manhood. In December, I had a little hiccup. I haven’t posted in that series for quite

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How to Pray Effective Prayers #1

In my life, prayer has been so important. 17 years ago, in the days leading up to our son’s heart surgery, prayer was critical. It was all I had. As we approached the surgery date, I really wanted to pray in a way that pleased

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How God Intersected With a Couchsurfer at Passion 2013

One of the things I love about God is the way he pursues us . . . and how waits for us to recognize him there . . . desiring, patiently yearning, wanting to give us so much more than we could ever find in this

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