Devotions

How Do We Pray for Them?

We may already know that we should pray for those in authority. How - and what - do we actually pray for them, though?

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How Good Do Your Words Taste?

What can help us make good use of conversations with other people?

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Understanding Without Endorsing, Part 2

Do you really know why other people hold mistaken beliefs? Are you sure?

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No New Normal

What if the great moments of life happen in times of change, which God has prepared for through His people's faithfulness during the times of "normalcy"?

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Those Who Sin Differently…now in print!

A volume of devotions from this site has been published in two additional formats.

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Ummm…Also Stephanas

Maybe some of the things in the church that we think are a big deal, aren't actually as important as we thought.

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Settling for Less

If there was more that could be done to live a full and effective life, would we want to know about it?

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Leaving Your Kids 

How does a parent or mature Christian help someone else to grow and become ready for independence?

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We Have Enough of Those

Sometimes, we require a deep breath before we engage with yet another person with traits similar to the last dozen that we've met.

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Gankers and Newbs, Part 2

Not every follower of Jesus is at the same place in their journey with Him. How can we find common ground and help others who are also on this path?

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Gankers and Newbs, Part 1

Just like in other team activities, we must evaluate whether we are contributing to God's kingdom, or working against other believers.

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Return on Investment

If the fruit of our choice to follow Jesus was expressed as an interest rate, would we be yielding normal human returns, or supernatural results?

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Watching Grace Grow

Let's be honest: Waiting isn't very fun. However, a lot can happen over time, if we are patient (and, even if we aren't).

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With Great Quantity Comes Occasional Quality

While good results often require many tries, we are still called to keep doing our part.

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What Do You Call…

Sometimes, in countries with religious freedom, I think that we make things harder than they need to be. What do those who are persecuted for their faith - and the example of the early church - have to teach us?