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Lay It Down and Lay It Out (Retreat Session 3)


God has called each of us as individuals, and to respond to him in the unique way he’s called each of us . . . but we’re not in this alone. God wants us to share what he’s done and … Continue reading

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Lay Down . . . No, Seriously, LAY DOWN (Retreat Session 1)


During this retreat—this interlude—we’re going to, in the famous words of Thomas Merton, “waste time with God.” As we lay down our time and just immerse ourselves in God’s presence, we’ll more deeply realize that no time with God is wasted. In … 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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Lay Down Your Pride (Part 2)


Repentance is not just turning back. More importantly, it is starting over. Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Pride (Part 1)


Now that we know who we are in Christ and have our heads on straight, now we can begin to deal with the process of laying down our sin. We’ll explore this more broadly in the weeks to come, but … Continue reading

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Living as People Who Are Free


Repentance is not what we do to right ourselves with God. That’s been done for us by Jesus. Repentance is what we do when we are right with God. It is change in the direction of obedience toward what God … Continue reading

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Repent and Believe… Simple, Right?


There’s a number of things I really like about this book; there’s other things about it that are rather distracting/annoying (and which may or may not be the author’s fault). As such, it’s kind of the epitome of “three-and-a-half stars.” Whether … Continue reading

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