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Grace-Filled Effort

“12 Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own.13 Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what […]

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Holiness over Happiness

   This past week I had the privilege of listening to Paul Byrd talk to our staff at school. Paul is a retired major league baseball pitcher. He was speaking specifically on principles that cause Christians to stand out as leaders. However, he said a couple things that really caught my ear and as I […]

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Affection of the Eyes

“Stay focused.” “Keep your eyes up.” “Keep your eyes on the prize.” We are far too familiar with the phrases and clichés pointing out that our mindset and what we keep our eyes on will often dictate the direction of our sports career. Coaches and teammates constantly remind us that staying focused is critical to […]

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Instruments of Righteousness

When I was a little boy, my dad was building a fence around our backyard and as he remembers it I came running to him asking if I could help. My parents tell me that I had a kids version of the toolset with a toolbelt and a plastic hammer and things of that nature […]

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Created above Creator

“Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves, because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! Amen.” (Romans 1:24-25 ESV) In the Gospel of John you […]

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