Connecting By Praying

Originally posted on June 9, 2004 Last week I wrote to you about overcoming the problem of disconnection. I shared with you the common traits I have seen in people who have overcome the feeling of being disconnected at church. Let me share with you my own experience with overcoming...

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Making the Connection

Originally posted on June 2, 2004 Everyone sometimes has trouble connecting with others. Church people are no different. Life pulls us in many different directions, making it necessary for us to be committed to connecting. But we must connect. God gave us to each other for many reasons. God made...

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Crossing the Line of Faith

Originally posted on May 6, 2004 Sometimes walking by faith requires taking a specific action step into the unknown. It means making a decision. It’s like crossing a line. My favorite “line crossing” story is really about crossing a river. In the Bible we are told of the day Joshua...

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Overcoming Obstacles By Faith

Originally posted on April 23, 2004 The Old Testament leader Nehemiah shows us what it looks like to face and overcome difficulty by faith. Nehemiah’s mission was to rebuild the walls around the city of Jerusalem and to strengthen the hearts of the discouraged people in the city. As soon...

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The Verbs of Faith

Originally posted on April 15, 2004 The Verbs of Faith Hebrews 11 is the chapter best known for its teaching on faith. The phrase “by faith” is used twenty times to describe the lives of many of the great people of the Bible. When we read of them, we find...

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