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An Inspiring Story

Today I want to share a story with you all. This story has really impacted me in the past few years. In eighth grade, I took a public speaking class from a youth pastor (at the time) called Jake Goetze (pronounced: Gert- za). At the time, it had been only about three or four months… Continue reading An Inspiring Story

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3 Lies You Shouldn’t Believe (and the Truth that Destroys Them) (Part 3)

Welcome to post #3 of this series! If you missed numbers one and two, you can read them here and here, respectively. Lie #3--- "When we wallow in our sin, it lessens the power of the blood of Jesus' sacrifice." First, let me just say: Don't believe it! I think we buy into this lie in… Continue reading 3 Lies You Shouldn’t Believe (and the Truth that Destroys Them) (Part 3)

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Waiting Expectantly

Palm Sunday--- The world is excited. A Savior is coming, finally, to rescue them from the oppression of Rome. But more than that, the deliverer they had anxiously awaited for thousands of years was here. And He was getting ready to redeem them at last. People were laying down palm branches and the very coats off… Continue reading Waiting Expectantly

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Five Ways Spring Gives Me Hope

Another spring post for you! (I apologize for the delay.) And I think this is going to be the last of my little series... because, quite frankly, I've run out of topics strictly related to spring. 😉 But we'll see... Spring is the season of hope. I alluded to this last week, but want to elaborate… Continue reading Five Ways Spring Gives Me Hope

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Promises: Fulfilled and Awaited

I suppose everyone's tired of Christmas by now. Maybe no one wants to hear me ramble on about Christmas one more time. "Christmas is over," you're all saying. "Move on with your life." But this post isn't strictly about Christmas, so here goes. (Actually: I wrote this post on Christmas morning and never got around… Continue reading Promises: Fulfilled and Awaited