Two Minds, But One

Growing a human is the weirdest thing I’ve ever done. It’s also the most God-infused thing I’ve ever done. I know that, really, I don’t have much control over what’s going on…

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Worship Isn’t About You

When you read through the book of Deuteronomy, there are many phrases that are repeated throughout the course of the book. One such phrase is reminding the Israelites to keep/observe all the…

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God or Blessings?

Deuteronomy is quickly becoming one of my favorite books of the Old Testament. It is packed full of amazing truths about God, His law, and His love for His people. This week,…

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God Hears Complaints

One of the most frequent temptations for God’s people seems to be complaining. It has been this way for quite some time, and it continues to plague the people of God. We…

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The Loving God of the Old Testament

So often people question how God – who is eternally the same – can be called a God of love since so much of the Old Testament is conquests. I think one…

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Shout to the LORD

As I have been reading through some pretty tedious Old Testament texts (Exodus and Leviticus), I have been trying to immerse myself in deeper meanings. Maybe it’s just me, but I find…

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Not Bitter

When we found out we were expecting our little girl, his first response wasn’t ‘I wish I could carry her.’ For weeks, as my stomach would grow and her presence was more…

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Pierce My Ear

Among the first commandments God gives to the children of Israel after they’ve left Egypt is a command about servants. The law states that Hebrew servants can only be kept six years,…

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Darkness Before Deliverance

We’ve all heard the saying “the calm before the storm,” but today I want to submit to you that there’s always darkness before deliverance. Travel back with me to the book of…

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To My Best Friend

*This is the final installment in open letters to those I love. To read the previous to, click here (for baby) and here (for youth group).* To my best friend, I don’t…

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