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Recent teachings

Lifes Biggest Test

2 Timothy 4:6-11, When death nears, priorities change. The urgent no longer seems pressing while the truly important becomes clearer. That is why we listen to a person’s “last words.” Second Timothy is Paul’s “last words.” From a cold, lonely Roman prison, the aged apostle Paul wrote his final instructions to his protégé Timothy who…

Living Deep While Treading Water

2 Timothy 2:8-26, When death nears, priorities change. The urgent no longer seems pressing while the truly important becomes clearer. That is why we listen to a person’s “last words.” Second Timothy is Paul’s “last words.” From a cold, lonely Roman prison, the aged apostle Paul wrote his final instructions to his protégé Timothy who…

Living a Life of Committed Focus

When death nears, priorities change. The urgent no longer seems pressing while the truly important becomes clearer. That is why we listen to a person’s “last words.” Second Timothy is Paul’s “last words.” From a cold, lonely Roman prison, the aged apostle Paul wrote his final instructions to his protégé Timothy who was surrounded by…

Forging a Heart of Compassion

2 Cor 12:9-10, Pain hurts. How’s that for wisdom? But it’s true. Pain really, really hurts, and nobody likes to hurt. In fact, we’ll do just about anything to eliminate pain in our life.  Many of us also have a sense that God wants to teach us lessons as we go through life’s pain and hardships. Frankly…

Gratefulness through Grief

Luke 17:11-18, Pain hurts. How’s that for wisdom? But it’s true. Pain really, really hurts, and nobody likes to hurt. In fact, we’ll do just about anything to eliminate pain in our life.  Many of us also have a sense that God wants to teach us lessons as we go through life’s pain and hardships. Frankly though,…

Life’s Ragged Edge: What Do You Mean I Don’t Know?

2 Corinthians 1:3-9, Genesis 50:20, Pain hurts. How’s that for wisdom? But it’s true. Pain really, really hurts, and nobody likes to hurt. In fact, we’ll do just about anything to eliminate pain in our life.  Many of us also have a sense that God wants to teach us lessons as we go through life’s pain and…

Pride or Humility

Jeremiah 17:5-8 – Pain hurts. How’s that for wisdom? But it’s true. Pain really, really hurts, and nobody likes to hurt. In fact, we’ll do just about anything to eliminate pain in our life.  Many of us also have a sense that God wants to teach us lessons as we go through life’s pain and hardships.…