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BLOG: Talking With Your Kids About Sex: A Book Review of ‘Not If, But When’ by John Perritt
Feb27

BLOG: Talking With Your Kids About Sex: A Book Review of ‘Not If, But When’ by John Perritt

“It’s not a matter of if my child will be exposed to pornography, but when will they be exposed.”  The introduction to John Perritt’s new book for children and parents, Not If, But When: Preparing Our Children for Worldly Images is a sobering reminder that we live in a broken and fallen world. Let’s be honest. No parent wants to have “the talk” with their kids. It’s uncomfortable for them as children and for us as parents. Like most...

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How to take advantage of your church (in a good way)
Feb06

How to take advantage of your church (in a good way)

What do people do without a church family? I often ask myself this question as I see the church surround those going through life transitions. As new babies arrive, physical needs arise, or seasons of loss weave in and out of church members’ lives, it astonishes me to see how the local body of believers moves to support, assist and surround those members in their time of need. The church does not exist solely to meet our own needs,...

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Eat Your Prayers
Jan23

Eat Your Prayers

Why do we pray? Some of us may have never really asked the question. Some of us may have never really been able to answer it. Prayer is one of the most fundamental aspects of following God through Christ. If one opens the Bible and begins to read, it won’t take long before they recognize the prominent role prayer plays in the lives of believers. Rather… one recognizes the role it should play. Among well-respected Christians who have...

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What is self-control?
Jan02

What is self-control?

As a new year dawns, self-examination and self-improvement are at the forefront of our collective minds. New Year’s resolutions of personal development stand again before the scrutiny of January’s first few weeks—an adversary well-versed at gobbling up even the best laid plans. For many, the desires to grow spiritually or improve physically sit atop the post-Christmas wish list. Whatever the avenue of progress one chooses, most often,...

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The Night That Broke The World
Dec24

The Night That Broke The World

O holy night, the stars are brightly shining It is the night of our dear Savior’s birth “O Holy Night” is a beautifully haunting refrain that rings through church halls on Christmas Eve and causes pause amongst its listeners as it takes a turn on Christmas playlists. While we may know the song by heart, few of us may have ever considered the heart of the song. Certainly, it’s a song of Advent—hope come to life as the Word becomes...

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