October 03, 2017
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One morning you will wake, and sunlight will be coming in through the curtains. You will hear the sound of birds singing in the garden; delicious scents of summer will waft in on the breeze. As you open your eyes you realize your body feels...
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September 19, 2017
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If we will listen with kindness and compassion to our own souls, we will hear the echoes of a hope so precious we can barely put words to it, a wild hope we can hardly bear to embrace. God put it there. He also breathed the...
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September 06, 2017
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When you think of heaven, do you even want to go?
 
According to the Bible, heaven is not our homethe New Earth is.
 
That's good news. Because...
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June 02, 2017
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From the place of our woundedness we construct a false self. We find a few gifts that work for us, and we try to live off them. Stuart found he was good at math and science. He shut down his heart and spent all his energies perfecting his "Spock...

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May 14, 2017
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Women are image bearers of God. Women are co-heirs with Christ. Women are valued, worthy, powerful, and needed. There is a reason the Enemy fears women and has poured his hatred onto our very existence. Let him be afraid, then. For “we are hard...

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April 17, 2017
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A curious warning is given to us in Peter's first epistle. There he tells us to be ready to give the reason for the hope that lies within us to everyone who asks (3:15). Now, what's strange about that passage is this: no one ever asks. When was...

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December 02, 2016
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The spirit of our day is a soft acceptance of everything—except deep conviction in anything. This is where Jesus will suddenly confront the world as a great rock confronts the river flowing ever downhill. He is immovable. The cry used to be for “...

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October 20, 2016
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Why do we pray, “in Jesus’ name”?

 
The phrase gets tacked onto the end of many prayers, but I think it has about as much meaning to us as “amen.” Amen does not mean, “That’s it . . . I’m done now,” the little...
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May 29, 2016
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G.K. Chesterton thought that everybody ought to get drunk once a year because if that didn’t do you good, the repentance in the morning would. There’s nothing like waking up to what you’ve done, whether it’s too much to drink or eat, or letting...

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April 22, 2016
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My gender seems to need little encouragement. It comes naturally, like our innate love of maps. In 1260 Marco Polo headed off to find China, and in 1967, when I was seven, I tried to dig a hole straight through from our...

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April 14, 2016
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Can it really happen? Can things in our lives be green again? No matter what our creeds may tell us, our hearts have settled into another belief. We have accepted the winter of this world as the final word and tried to get on without the hope of...

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February 01, 2016
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Beginning this week, you will notice Daily Readings featuring content from John's upcoming new book, Moving Mountains. Today, we encourage you to listen to our new podcast where John, Stasi, and Craig discuss how to pray with passion...
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December 11, 2014
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It can feel impossible during the Christmas season to maintain the rhythms that bring us life. To draw us back to God, John and Craig offer four conversations - one for each week of Advent - to help you awaken to, remember, and anticipate the...
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September 25, 2014
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Here in the final episode, the guys tackle the hardest question of all: do you like who you are becoming? Discover the secret of becoming the man you want to be: that no time is wasted, that you have a Father who loves you, and that if you don't...

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September 18, 2014
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Every man has an Enemy, but few choose to face it. Those few are the ones who find life. This is the second-to-last episode of the Killing Lions video series!

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September 10, 2014
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There is nothing like adversity to expose what is inside a man's heart. Something as simple as a flat tire can offer opportunity for growth and learning the strength to handle our lives.

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September 03, 2014
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In this Killing Lions short, we see how true masculinity is a profoundly spiritual thing. In order to find a life with God, you have to find Him in the things you love and in responding to the world He created.

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August 27, 2014
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As our world becomes more and more complicated, it's easy to give up mastery on small levels. But when we realize we have given everything away it's time to take some things back into our own hands. The need to feel competent in our own lives is...

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August 20, 2014
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In a world of cell phones, computer screens, and freeways our souls need places of restoration. The ocean, the open fields...the heart craves wilderness.

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August 13, 2014
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A one-hundred foot free hanging rappel off the Morning Glory Arch. If you want to learn to live with courage, you have to start living with courage. ...

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