Category Archives: Renew Your Mind

Christian Consumerism

The following is a conversation I had with someone at a local coffeehouse. “There are simply no good churches in our city!” Mary stated with vigor. “Have you been to every church in our city?” I asked. “Well, no but … Continue reading

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One Wrong Slip and You Are Sunk!

Do you not know, brothers and sisters—for I am speaking to those who know the law—that the law has authority over someone only as long as that person lives? (Romans 7:1 NIV) The law by the design of God has … Continue reading

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What Were You Created For?

In California, we are blessed to have Bald Eagles soaring above the earth. They have a rare combination of elegance and power. Eagles are so effortless in their pursuit of altitudes of 10,000 feet or more; truly they are things … Continue reading

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God Has A Desire

Santiago, my four-year-old grandson, is such a super-hero fanatic. Nearly all day long and sometimes during the night he wears Batman and Superman outfits with great enthusiasm. He loves to act just like them, whether it’s soaring through the air … Continue reading

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I Doubt It

I remember a conversation I had with my wife and admittedly I was not giving her the attention she was looking for. The conversation went something like this. Becky said, “Honey, are the kids coming over for dinner tonight at … Continue reading

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God Is Not Opposed To Riches

SLIPPERY HANDS The Bible offers 500 verses on prayer, fewer than 500 verses on faith, and more than 2,000 verses on money. If we include the words gold, silver, wealth, riches, inheritance, debt, poverty, and related topics, it turns out … Continue reading

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Being Anxious In The Kingdom

  Webster’s Dictionary defines the word “anxious” as: to worry, to be afraid or nervous especially about what may happen. Characterized by extreme uneasiness of mind or fear about some contingency. Anxiousness is driven by what “may happen”, which produces … Continue reading

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The Cycles (Part Nine)

The Last Post of the Nine Part Series THE REST CYCLE AT WORK (continued) The following are additional scenarios showing the “Rest Cycle” in action. Mary struggles with relationships. She often finds herself dating men who put her down and … Continue reading

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The Cycles (Part Eight)

The Cycles (Part Eight) “Nine” Part Series THE REST CYCLE AT WORK The following are some scenarios showing the “Rest Cycle” in action. John has been a diligent and hard worker. He is anticipating a promotion and a raise at … Continue reading

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The Cycles (Part Seven)

The Cycles (Part Seven) “Nine” Part Series LET’S MEET THE CHARACTERS God’s character and the gift of His salvation absolutely contradict and obliterate everything in the shame message that says you are defective, unworthy, unloved, or unaccepted. Instead of the … Continue reading

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