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How you can stay strong in the race of life

But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified. –1 Corinthians 9:27 It seems like following every Olympics we inevitably hear the phrase, “Competitor Disqualified and Stripped of Medals.” All the time, athletes who thought they were at the apex of glory are exposed […]

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How to keep hard times from getting you down

If God is for us, who can be against us? –Romans 8:31 No one escapes trials in life. When pursuing your God-given dreams, you are on a collision course with challenges and disappointments. But these don’t have to derail your destiny!  Here are a few things you and I need to remember when going through […]

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Making your walk match your talk

The righteous who walks in his integrity—blessed are his children after him! –Proverbs 20:7 I’d like to ask you some questions about your leadership today. And I know they may sound pretty straightforward and they may make you uncomfortable. But it’s vital that every follower of Christ take a look at how they’re leading every […]

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What godly leadership looks like

“But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be your slave, even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” –Matthew 20:26-28 Leadership is a critical characteristic to every […]

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Are you sharing the Good News?

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” –John 3:16 Let me ask you a question today. If you’ve trusted Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior… if you know the joy, peace, and security that Christ gives… are […]

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Who needs Jesus?

He came to his own, and his own people did not receive him. But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God. –John 1:11-12 I know it’s not a very popular thing to say in our world today, but I’ll say it anyway […]

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Help save your kids from heartache

Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. –Proverbs 13:20 You could state the verse above using a plain Texas proverb: If you lay down with dogs, you’re gonna come up with fleas! The bottom line is that wise people hang out with wise people. If you hang […]

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Your kids know the truth about you

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it. –Proverbs 3:27 One of the most important things my parents taught me growing up was to love people and use things—not to use people and love things. Parents, we’re to show our kids by example […]

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Protecting their purity

My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent. –Proverbs 1:10 If someone dumped a pile of smelly, dirty trash in your family room, you’d probably be incensed! Yet how many families allow the garbage of our culture into our homes every single day? Did you know the average home today has three TVs and […]

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Wisdom and obedience

Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching, for they are a graceful garland for your head and pendants for your neck. –Proverbs 1:8-9 While it is true that wise families fear and respect the Lord, today we’ll see that wise families also commit themselves to obedience. As parents, it’s important […]

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