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Turn My Eyes from Looking at Worthless Things

Turn my eyes from looking at worthless things, and give me life in your ways. (Psalm 119:37) This verse stopped me in my tracks. How often am I looking to “worthless” things instead of looking to Christ? Unfortunately, a lot more often than I would like to admit. I am […]
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Trust God’s Love Even When He’s Silent

As I embarked on my two-and-a-half hour drive to undergo another treatment for Lyme disease, I was struck by the rare silence around me. There were no little children calling my name, no fights to break up, no one asking for something to eat, and no screaming or crying to […]
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Q&A: How Pastor Colin Smith Unlocks the Bible

Christian Union: The Magazine recently interviewed Pastor Colin about the importance of Bible reading, tools to unlock the Bible, and the significance of Bible reading for our nation. Read the full interview here. When did your passion for the Word of God begin, and what has it meant in your own […]
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Key Connections (September 21, 2016)

4 Questions Parents Should Ask of Extracurricular Activities (Cameron Cole, The Gospel Coalition) Is it wrong to play on Sunday? Are we offering a poor Christian witness if we miss games and practices for religious events? Is the grandparent’s anniversary party more important than the playoff soccer game? Is the Bible […]
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Why Go to Church? 50+ Things You Miss by Not Attending Church

According to recent Pew Research data, only 35% of American Christians consider attending religious services as an essential part of their faith.1 Only 28% listed “helping out in your congregation” as essential. It appears that the majority of self-proclaimed Christians do not know how to answer the question, “Why go to […]
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How College Students Can Prioritize the Bible

Whether we’re ready or not, back-to-school season is upon us. Summer days are melting into autumn chill. Backpacks are full-price again. Dorm halls are disaster zones. And books are everywhere. We have boxes and bags of new textbooks, shelves sagging under the weight of required reading, millions of words we’ll […]