Category: Spiritual Growth

2020 Global Year 0f The Bible: How Are We Doing?

2020 Global Year 0f The Bible: How Are We Doing?

March 31st was the end of the first quarter of the year. Still remember our goal and commitment to 2020 Global Year of the Bible? How are we doing so far?  With one third of the year now behind us, perhaps it’s time to pause and assess our journey so far. Sure it’s a challenging adventure and for some it’s […]

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Jesus, Still The Right Choice!

Jesus, Still The Right Choice!

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life and have it to the full. John 10:10 Although the Coronavirus is stealing from us, killing many people and destroying economies, social life, etc.; the verse quoted above was meant for Satan. Jesus confirmed that Satan’s agenda is to steal, kill and […]

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When you wake up in the morning, immediately turn on the lights or open window exposed to bright light. Light will give a signal to the brain moments to wake or sleep (Image Muiwyan)

Christian Morning Routine: How To Anchor Your Day

Developing a Christian morning routine is important for your spiritual growth. It also affects your attitude throughout the day. I am one of those people who need a morning routine. If I don’t have one I get sucked into one of these two vortexes. The vortex of busy: You know that vortex of “Oh my goodness, I have so much […]

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Jesus: The light of the world

You Chose This?

This is the verdict: light has come into the world, but men loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil. John 3:19 God in His wisdom created the day and the night. Men go about their work in the daytime and rest during the night. This pattern still holds true in many parts of the world except in […]

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In Defense of Rigidity

In Defense of Rigidity

“Clericalism has a direct consequence in rigidity. Have you never seen young priests all stiff in black cassocks and hats in the shape of the planet Saturn on their heads? Behind all the rigid clericalism there are serious problems.” —Pope Francis, September 5, 2019 address to Jesuits in Mozambique Though it is one of the more prominent themes in the […]

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A Journey Through Lent

A Journey Through Lent

 A Journey Through Lent (Youtube/Jennifer Holland) A journey through lent in pictures, words, phrases and music. Join Christ from his entry into Jerusalem through the Last Supper. Feel the weight of the cross and our sin. The empty tomb is the symbol of glory and triumph over death. A beautiful path.

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Lent Begins on Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Lent Begins on Wednesday, February 26, 2020

This year, Lent begins on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The day before Lent is called Shrove Tuesday, which is the time for soul cleansing. As this is the last day of the liturgical season historically known as “Shrovetide”, before the penitential season of Lent, related popular practices, such as indulging in food that one gives up for the upcoming forty […]

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Cleansing the Temple and cleansing the Church

The Church: A Den of Robbers?

It is written, he said to them, my house will be a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of robbers. Luke 19:46 If Jesus Christ came to our places of worship (churches) today, what will He see and what will He say? Will He find us praying – that is seeking His face and not so […]

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Forgiveness (Getty images)

What Does it Mean to Forgive?

We forgive others when we let go of resentment and give up any claim to be compensated for the hurt or loss we have suffered. Unforgiveness breeds bitterness, resentment, anger, unkindness, and even despair. Nothing is more important for us as a Christian than to forgive. The Bible gives us many examples of forgiveness. The greatest of all examples is […]

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Abstract Art Abundance by Jody Hope Gibbons

A Tale of Two Crises

There is no arguing that we are facing a crisis of immense proportions in the Church. We most likely wince at the daily headlines of scandal, accusations, cover-ups, doublespeak, and unfaithfulness to vows, teaching, and immorality within the hierarchy of the Church—all of which leave her vulnerable and disreputable at exactly the time when the world most desperately needs her […]

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