Category Archives: renewing our minds

“Son of Unclean”

July 30 “Immediately he recovered his sight and followed (Jesus) on the way.” (Mark 10:52) Remember that scene from Rocky 2 where Rocky is running through the streets of Philadelphia. Before long he is joined by some neighborhood kids… and … Continue reading

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Trash Talk too

July 23 You may have heard the news report, out of Cocoa FL, from July 12. A group of teens watched and laughed as a man drowned in a retention pond. The teens recorded the 31-year-old’s drowning on video – … Continue reading

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The New You, Nurtured

July 19 “Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.” (Prov. 4:23) I enjoy gardening. There is something satisfying in bringing living things from the earth (and enjoying the fruits of those labors). I … Continue reading

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Seed of Life

July 18 “…Our inner self is being renewed day by day.” (2 Corinthians 4:16) Before we move on from this topic of our personal renewal – I wanted to give you one more picture that could be helpful in understanding … Continue reading

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Useful for the Now

July 14 “Put off your old self… and put on the new self…” (from Eph. 4:22-24) When it comes to our relationship with God, it is so important to have the right mindset. At the heart of the gospel message … Continue reading

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A Very Present Help

July 2 Before we move on to talking about the cure that God offers us, we need to pause and address the objection that often rolls around in our heads. It goes something like this… “What do you mean God … Continue reading

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Helping, or Curing…

July 1 We are about to launch into a new series that I feel captures the most important practical lesson for a true expression of Christian faith. But before I do, I wanted to establish a framework from which we … Continue reading

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