Complacency

Complacency is the feeling of self-satisfaction without knowledge or awareness of the dangers or the deficiencies lurking within oneself. Complacency describes the state of so many.

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Adam Kareus
Living Disconnect

Our actions don’t always align with our stated beliefs. We say we believe one thing, yet our lives and our actions demonstrate that this stated belief is not what we are operating by, but it is something else entirely. 

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Adam Kareus
An Island Unto Itself

It is crucial for the pastor to understand the importance of wise counsel. I have seen too many men attempt to do ministry alone, not seeking the guidance or wisdom of others, and the results that follow.

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Adam Dalton
Hopeful Singleness

Singleness. That word is viewed by many as a curse and to others a blessing. I have seen so many different attitudes on singleness in the North American Church that I think it's time to address how those of us that are single in the Church can live hopeful and hope-filled lives.

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Adam Dalton
The Beauty of Sabbath

Doctrines like election and limited atonement are difficult and required serious study and truth-seeking, but another teaching of the Reformed faith that many struggle with is the reformed view of the Sabbath, specifically the position that Christians should observe the 4th commandment today.

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Adam Dalton
Everyday Mercy

We can read Lamentations 3.22-23 repeatedly and still not believe it. Stop and think for a moment: do you really think about the mercy of God as new every day? 

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Matthew Hampel
Children in Worship

Pastors are reminded constantly that there are multiple things attendees will grade your church when they visit.  One of those is certainly the children's program and the children’s place in worship.

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Adam Dalton
Special to God

It was a calm, steady, loving reminder from a caring father. The kind that tells you that everything is going to be all right. Not that things will be easy or always joyful.

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Drew Temple
Is the Mosaic Law for Today?

As Christians living in the New Covenant era, it is quite common for people to wonder what role the Mosaic Law plays in the life of the believer.  What should be our biblical response to such queries?  Below I will offer a brief overview of the law from a New Covenant perspective. 

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Dan Tsouloufis
The Time My Phone Died

Like most of us, I have come to depend on my phone for a lot of daily utilities like sending and answering texts, making phone calls, sending emails, and checking social media.  That all came to a screeching halt recently when my phone died.

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Adam Dalton
Breaking Down Barriers

On April 17, 1960, Martin Luther King Jr. famously stated that eleven o’ clock on Sunday mornings is the most segregated hour in America. Although this is not news, this data has social and theological significance.

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Jose Santiago
Remember the Lord

At our core, when we are worried, afraid, and anxious, it is because we have turned our hearts and minds away from God and have, in effect, “forgotten Him.”

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Adam Dalton
Are You Growing?

Good books are a gift from God to grow us, but many seem satisfied to have received Christ and remain infants in the faith. They’re not seeking to know God more, nor are they seeking to learn how to please Him better.

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Cam Hyde