Church. With a Capital “See”.

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Suggested Listening: “Church With No Walls” by Noah Cleveland

Let’s take a second this morning, this gorgeous Saturday morning and hear a word from the book of Ephesians.  You know, as Christians (especially hip Christians), you sometimes hear phrases such as “Jesus is my homeboy” or “Jesus is my main man”.  Oh…wait.  You haven’t heard that?  Well I have.  And I don’t really agree with those.  Jesus is my Savior, my True Love, my Best Friend.  But Paul now…Paul is my homeboy.  Paul is my guy, Paul is my ride or die!!!   Continue reading

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Supplying Every Need.

“This is what God says–
forget about what’s happened;

don’t keep going over old history.
Be alert, be present.
I’m about to do something brand new.
It’s bursting out!
Don’t you see it?
There it is!
I’m making a road through the desert, rivers in the badlands.”
-Isaiah 43:16, 18-19 (MSG)

When you get into the hard times in life, it is quite often too easy for the enemy to convince us that we have been abandoned.  That God may have been a great God in the past, but His miraculous works are no longer a factor in our every day.  Can I be blunt?  That’s a lie. Continue reading

Look Me in the Eyes.

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Suggested listening for this post: “Fix My Eyes” by for KING & COUNTRY

Did you know that it is scientifically proven that women make more eye contact in a standard conversation than men do?  I find that fascinating.  Considering all the other things that are scientifically proven about the differences between men and women and daily life, it isn’t very surprising…but it is fascinating.

My spiritual reading yesterday drove me to pull out my old nonverbal communication book from college.  I learned some interesting things about eye contact.  What?  Oh, you mean you don’t understand why spiritual reading would drive me to eye contact?  Well, the book I’m currently reading is called Fervent and the author said some things and I got to thinking about some things and basically, it lead me to this idea of eye contact. Continue reading