Devotional

Oh It’s Just You!

Have you ever walked into a room and greeted with excitement only for someone to take it back and say “Oh it’s just you?” There’s nothing better to boost your self-esteem right? The response didn’t really have anything to do …

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That Laundromat Life

A few weeks ago our dryer broke. That means we couldn’t dry our clothes. At least not in an efficient way. Sure we hung clothes around the house, but that wasn’t popular with Jen. So, while waiting a few days …

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Titanic or Life Boat?

We’ve all heard the story of the Titanic. For it’s time the ship was the largest, most luxurious, and attracted all who were affluent. Those of wealth and status were drawn to the ship because of all that it offered.

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Can’t Touch This

It was 1990 when the great MC Hammer said “You can’t touch this!” But Jesus said something different.

The Gospels record a moment where Jesus was in the middle of a large crowd. I picture so many people gathered around …

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I Know Something You Don’t Know

Jesus replied, “You don’t understand now what I am doing, but someday you will.”
John 13:7

Jesus knew something that the disciples didn’t know. Jesus knew that His mission to reconnect us with God was almost complete. He knew that

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Stop Twiddling Your Thumbs!

When I was a kid my mom would tell me to “stop twiddling my thumbs.” That was a term she would use that meant I wasn’t doing anything and she needed me to start doing something. For example, since January

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How to Have Thanksgiving

Turkey… check. Dressing… check. Macy’s parade… check. Family… check. Seems like the process of a typical Thanksgiving. But for many, in the middle of all the giving thanks of Thanksgiving, this season kicks off just the opposite. It’s what I …

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Next Level Lives

It was Super Mario Brothers 3, and my cousin and I were determined to beat it. The problem, however, was that it was Sunday night and time for church. We begged to stay home. We were so close to the

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Do You Have Broken Windows?

Back in the 80’s and early 90’s New York experienced a great deal of vandalism, crime, and destructive behavior from citizens. This created a lot of empty, rundown, and vandalized buildings. This was until the broken window theory was implemented

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Sit. Stay. OK.

Meet my friend Charlie (the coolest dog in the world). In the picture you can see Charlie doing one of his favorite things, playing stick. Regardless of how many times I throw it, he always comes back wanting me to …

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