Monthly Archives: March 2019

Truth Matters: Knowing God and Yourself


Honestly, I enjoyed working on this one quite a bit. It breaks down the basics of the Christian faith, even as it draws from the deeper well of church tradition. In short, it’s simple but rich…. Andrew Petiprin. Truth Matters: … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Baggage: a small-group session


For this session, you’ll need…. a large suitcase a variety of items—at least one per person. Include a Bible, as well as several of the following: work-related items, such as a stapler or even a laptop computer family-related items, such … Continue reading

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Are You Jesus?


Are you revealing Jesus to those you meet? Every day, we’re given that opportunity. . . . Joshua McClure. Are You Jesus? 184p., $14.99, Deep River Books. We all need to ask ourselves this and answer in a personal way. In a … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Idols


The past is as done as you want it to be. Continue reading

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Israel, the Church, and the Middle East


So, what should the Christian’s attitudes toward Israel be—historically, politically, and especially spiritually? Darrell L. Bock & Mitch Glaser. Israel, the Church, and the Middle East: A Biblical Response to the Current Conflict. 304p., $24.99, Kregel Academic. The relationship between … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Addiction


Now that we’ve addressed the need to lay down the things we hold against others, let’s spend the rest of this week addressing the other side of our baggage—namely, the logs in our own eyes. Let’s begin today with the … Continue reading

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Being a Proverbial Student


Ready to go to college? Just one question: Why? Are you there to gather information, or to learn? Jeral Williams. Being a Proverbial Student: Getting a Degree vs. Getting an Education. 128p., $13.99, Deep River Books.  Parents and other support groups are understandably … Continue reading

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