Category Archives: Love of Christ

Daring Faith: The Heart of Worship

A ballet company based in Providence, Rhode Island, has been putting on performances of the Christmas classic The Nutcracker for almost 40 years. Last November, however, they experienced a major setback when thieves took more than 50 costumes and headpieces — including … Continue reading

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Love First: Compelled

On October 25, 2013, British explorer Ben Saunders and his fellow adventurer Tarka L’Herpiniere set out to retrace one of the most ambitious and dangerous polar expeditions of all time. In 1912, British explorer Robert Falcon Scott attempted to journey … Continue reading

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Nothing

In God’s Story, I’ve been mulling over this extraordinary Truth: it says nothing can separate us from the love He expresses to us in Jesus.  I think it’s time for the people of God to start living like it.  Each day … Continue reading

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A New Command

It was just before the Passover Feast. Jesus knew that the time had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he now showed them the full … Continue reading

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It Must Be Love

I am blessed to serve as a part of the ministry staff for a great church. The shepherds of our church have spent the past several months in deep prayer and reflection. They have been earnestly seeking God’s will for … Continue reading

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Things I Want to Remember, Vol. 27

Today, Abby Kate took notes during my sermon. Tonight, she came to me and told me that she’d “made up” a saying. Here it is: Love is God’s way of taking care of us. Pretty good, don’t you think? She … Continue reading

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Love Is Dangerous

Our church did not meet tonight, so after dinner we put on the Blu Ray of last year’s “The Bible” from the History Channel. I love it because it really makes the biblical stories come alive for my children. We … Continue reading

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