Tag Archives: Trusting God

What I Learned Failing to Plant a Church

(Part 1 of ?) It’s been four years since my wife and I first felt the Lord calling us to plant a church. More than that, we believed God was giving us a vision for a different kind of church … Continue reading

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Uganda Trip Funded!

Countdown to departure for Uganda: T-37 days I am very excited to announce that I am fully funded for my upcoming mission trip to Uganda! Hooray! Please praise the Lord with me for His provision for the trip! I sent … Continue reading

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Seen Another Way

A Scripture Vignette on Acts 8:1-4 Saul approved of [Stephen’s] execution. And there arose on that day a great persecution against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. Devout men buried … Continue reading

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A Matter of Trust

We avoid pain because… We don’t really trust God When, in the midst of very difficult circumstances, we shake our fists at God and say, “I can’t believe you’re doing this to me!” … it is a clear indicator that we believe we know what’s … Continue reading

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The Fantasy of Quick Fixes

We avoid pain because… We’re enamored with quick fixes Growing up, Thanksgiving dinner was absolutely my favorite meal of the year. I looked forward to it all year long. My parents would literally spend days preparing for it — shopping, chopping, marinating, … Continue reading

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God’s Goodness vs the Reality of Evil

Where does evil come from? (Question 4 of 8 in the Goodness of God series) In our discussion on suffering to-date, we have considered that pain and heartache enter people’s lives in four distinct ways: We suffer when we experience the consequences of our own sin. We … Continue reading

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