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What I Learned About Jesus While High on Drugs

April 18, 2017

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”…’Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep which was lost!’…there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.” (Luke 15:6b-7)               I have learned a lot during my 28 years of life. A lot of good things. A lot of fruitful things–many unfruitful […]

Powdered Creamer and Instant Potatoes: God’s Grace and Sufficiency

October 9, 2016

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Welcome back to the All Things in Christ blog! And welcome all new readers. I hope you’ll be blessed by the following words and the words I’ve written in time’s past. I’ve been away from this blog for some years now and that is because I have been away from the Lord for some years now, […]

Normal Jesus. Strange People.

July 3, 2013

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Normal Jesus. I’ve always been struck by the fact that Jesus is a normal guy, like me and you. He isn’t always this shining, full of radiance and glory entity that many of us imagine him to be. In fact, I’m willing to say that more times than not, he’s like a buddy watching the […]

Guilt, Shame, and Panic: Are they justified?

March 7, 2013

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“How dangerous a master human emotion is!”  ― Watchman Nee We’ve all been there: you wake on Saturday after sleeping in a bit from a hard week at work. You wake up, grab some coffee, maybe spend some time with Jesus for awhile, and realize you have nothing to do for the day (or you just […]

When God is Working on our Hearts…

August 4, 2011

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Many things befall us as Christians: losing jobs, being tempted, being hurt and abandoned by friends and family, spiritual difficulties, emotional difficulties, persecution by non believers, and so much more. It seems at times that we are crazy to follow a God that would allow us to undergo such much torment in life, so much […]

Independently Dependent

June 14, 2011

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As followers of Christ, we are both dependent and independent. We are also independently dependent. What do I mean by that? It’s simple, really, but easily missed or forgotten. First and foremost we are completely dependent upon God (or at least we should be). I know for me, I can’t seem to wake up in […]

What is the Lord After?

March 12, 2011

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What is the Lord after in your life as an individual? What is He after in mine? This is the million dollar question in this present day-in-age. The answer is simple. It has never changed. Not once in human history has He diverged from this goal. Whether you are in community or not–an organic church, […]