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Hopeless Doesn’t Mean Godless

"Hope deferred truly does make the heart sick." Proverbs 13:12 A sick heart is one that beats without hope. Hopelessness is an enemy of life. It shifts and affects the way we see ourselves, others and God. If you can relate to facing depression as a Christian you may have asked, “Am I still a Christian if I am struggling with depression?”...

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The Incredible Power in You

"and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might that he worked in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly places.” Ephesians 1:19–20 The Bible often speaks about power, and the New Testament specifically highlights the...

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Empathy is Greater Than Sympathy

Have you ever gone through a tough time and tried to express it to someone, only to feel even more discouraged? Maybe it went something like, "My mom's really sick" At least she's still around! or "I just lost my job" At least you've got some savings!  It's hard to know the best way to respond when you hear that someone you care about...

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Empathy Matters

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Evwgu369Jw?rel=0] Video provided by The RSA Empathy fuels connection, sympathy drives disconnection. For many people, the first reaction when we hear that someone is going through a tough time is to cheer them up or start by using those dreaded words: at least. We're trying to make it better, but that...

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At Least Stop Saying ‘At Least’

Have you ever gone through a tough time and tried to express it to someone, only to feel even more discouraged? Maybe it went something like, "My mom's really sick" At least she's still around! or "I just lost my job" At least you've got some savings!  It's hard to know the best way to respond when you hear that someone you care about...

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The Spirit’s Leading

"The Spirit told Philip, 'Go to that chariot and stay near it.' Then Philip ran up to the chariot and heard the man reading Isaiah the prophet. 'Do you understand what you are reading?' Philip asked." Acts 8:29-30 Unplug yourself. Try a one-week fast from gadgets or media that distract you. Then be intentional about connecting with people. When...

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Be Spirit-Led

“But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.  For the flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, so that you may not do the things that you please.” Galatians 5:16-17, NASB I began to question the Lord about some of the issues...

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Stay the Course

“But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come. He will glorify me because it is from me that he will receive what he will make known to you. All that belongs to the Father is mine. That is why I said the

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