Jesus over-restores all (especially the hard) the things identity lifelift video Sep 30, 2022

I want you to notice something— a piece of the Gospel story you may have missed. Once you see it, you’ll never miss it again, though. I promise…

Jesus looked different before and...

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Natural (re)born saints the next best step video Jun 24, 2022

I remember going to first grade and knowing that, every single day, regardless of how hard I tried, I was going to get in trouble. It never failed…

I’d find myself talking to my...

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Better than "new" the next best step video Jun 17, 2022

The Bible tells us, “If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come (2 Corinthians 5:17).

Often, when we think of something that is new, we...

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Even the best road has potholes the next best step video Jun 10, 2022

If you’ve watched the movie The Wizard of Oz, you know that Dorothy travels down the Yellow Brick Road throughout the course of the film. Eventually, she finds herself in Oz- and meets the...

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Your consequences "consequence" them, too the next best step video Jun 03, 2022

We often live under the delusion that our life is just about us- and that it’s no one else’s business. However, our decisions affect others in the same way that we affect others when...

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Don't judge the entire book by the page you're reading now the next best step video May 27, 2022

Don't judge the entire book by the page you're reading right now. Or even by the sentence.

Often, it takes time to reap the benefit-- or agony-- of current decisions. That is, it works both...

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What forgiveness does / doesn't do about past bad decisions the next best step video May 20, 2022

In my past work at recovery centers, I met a lot of residents who felt that because they asked for forgiveness, that all of the consequences of the bad decisions they made should be erased....

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Dealing with your disconnects the next best step video May 13, 2022

We often think that our situation is unique- that it won’t turn out, whatever it is, like it does for other people- for all other people. Just like the two ladies in the example above. 

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You're special, but not the exception to the rule the next best step video May 06, 2022

We often think that our situation is unique- that it won’t turn out, whatever it is, like it does for other people- for all other people. Just like the two ladies in the example above. 

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We grade ourselves in intention, not execution the next best step video Apr 29, 2022

It’s easy for us to look at others and say something like, “You should have seen that coming! You should have known where those decisions were going to take you!” 

It’s...

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Can't live forward by looking in rearview mirror the next best step video Apr 22, 2022

Whatever has your attention will affect your direction. And, of course, your direction determines your destination.

Therefore, you should pay attention to what you pay attention to (odd sentence, I...

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When opportunity knocks... the next best step video Apr 15, 2022

Many people believe that others are walking a “better” path than they are because of luck and chance.

Sure, there are examples of men surviving fatal crashes without wearing a seatbelt,...

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