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All in Jesus name

The Christian life spills beyond Sunday morning worship, small group life, and quiet devotional emails. ...

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No streaking

These virtues function like clothing. They make it possible for us to be present and un-self-conscious, to feel safe and secure, to feel wanted for who we are and not just for our bodies … for what we can do....

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Two Realities

Because the new is here, the old has gone. The old may remain for a beat or two, but it’s gone just as surely and securely as if it had already been eradicated....

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We died

Death in all it’s forms ...

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The cross shows

You are dearly loved by God. And he proved it on the cross....

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Disrupting Default Segregation

Ethnic segregation, socioeconomic segregation, political segregation … left to our own devices we’ll surround ourselves exclusively with people who look, spend, and think just like us....

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Radical Reorientation

The Lord isn’t done with our transformation at the moment of our initial conversion. Every day we follow him he works in our hearts and souls to change the way we think, love and live....

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A Dose of Joy

In a world that’s clearly not the way it’s supposed to be, God has intervened....

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The Dung Gate

The whole community is blessed when someone is willing to step in and do the work no one else wants to do....

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The Place for Planning

As people of faith, we don’t have to be afraid of planning. The same God who speeds and catches us when we take our leaps of faith can inspire and guide us when we plan....

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Prepare for trouble

Troubles and persecutions can come as a result of our faith. If we haven’t put down deep roots, our faith won’t survive....

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Manipulating God

James and John are comically transparent in their attempt to manipulate Jesus. Aren’t we all?...

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Kingdom of Heaven

How would you fill in this blank: “The kingdom of heaven is like _________.”?...

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Boxing Day Rest

Rest. Rest. The weary world rejoices. ...

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The choice to give credit

Crediting the Lord is a choice that we make. And it’s a choice worth making. ...

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Joseph's obedience

In those early years of Jesus’ life, his adopted father sheltered him from political powers that would gladly have taken his life and obstructed his saving mission....

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A Bigger Perspective

Once Joseph received this bigger perspective, his reason for being afraid went away. When he chose to listen and believe, his life changed....

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Work in the margins

The Lord pays attention to the margins of our lives and those who live on the margins of society....

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Generous sharing

God not only makes a wonderful creation, he generously shares it with people that they might tend to it in a way that he would....

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Worship is warfare

We respond to God with open hearts and are transformed by him. We humble ourselves. We need this more than he needed plans, guidance, or miraculous intervention. ...

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Storytelling historians

We carry a responsibility to faithfully pass along what we’ve heard and seen of the Lord....

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A Picture of the Gospel

Jesus showed courage. We benefitted....

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Generosity motivated

God’s generosity toward us motivates our obedience to him....

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The Source of our Courage

God’s presence fills us with strength and courage. ...

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Not Uniformity

An imposter has stolen Unity’s identity and attempted to pass himself off in her stead....

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Everything and Everyone

Have you ever considered the comprehensive nature of God’s ownership? ...

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One thing I know

People can doubt your testimony but they can never take it away....

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Real freedom

Following Jesus isn’t easy, but it’s worth it....

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Surprised by Jesus

As we step forward into the next year, we know that Jesus will surprise us....

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Engaged with the city

Even though we don’t live in densely-populated, urban areas, we live in the midst of systems and structures that extend beyond individuals....

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Inventory your prayer life

James picks out several different reasons to pray and several different ways to pray....

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No shuffle

We are freshwater people. ...

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Faith into action

What are some ways you can put your faith into action?...

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Doing Good in Hard Times

As the church expanded and grew, their concern for those who were less fortunate became one of their distinguishing marks....

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God can be trusted

Let’s try two thought-experiments....

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Search in progress

Jesus' compassion and love extend even to those of us who cross our arms and mutter in response to his generosity....

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The reputation of the Father

The way people answer the “What’s God like?” question matters tremendously....

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Beneath the obedience

They stuff their frustration and pocket their pain so that everyone around them can focus on the crisis. But this comes at a great cost to their souls....

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Attracting a crowd

Jesus continues to attract people to himself for different reasons....

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Shepherding a Breakthrough

Barnabas' first response to the breakthrough was celebration....

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Positioned Perfectly

Today’s passage features unlikely heroes, positioned perfectly....

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Limits on Work

From the very beginning, God has put limits on work....

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God is always working

Through it all, God is always working...

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Merry Christmas!

For today’s devotional, we wanted to encourage you to take a few minutes to read the Christmas story out loud....

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Down for the counting

Most of the unhealthy family dynamics we experience around the holidays come from people seeking identity, purpose or security in all the wrong places....

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