Tag Archives: Hebrews

Daily Commitment is Important
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It’s November! For most people it means getting out the Christmas decorations, planning road trips, and stuffing turkeys. For me it means I have to write. A LOT! November is the National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. It’s a crazy … Continue reading

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The Discipline of Discipleship
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Last night at church we had a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) demonstration followed by some teaching.  It was a great time.  I got some great notes from the speakers.  The first speaker was Carlos Machado who is friends with Chuck … Continue reading

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The Distraction of Entertainment
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This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission Field

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission Field In the previous articles in this series we discussed how we have neglected our mission field because we have gotten too comfortable in our life here, … Continue reading

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Men and the Decline of Marriage in the US
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This is a brief editorial on a pressing issue in United States culture: Sexual Purity. A February 2012 NY Times article “Young Mothers Describe Marriage’s Fading Allure,” suggests the attraction of marriage is not what it once was for many young mothers. My heart broke … Continue reading

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What is Spiritual Warfare?
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Machew is a guest writer to ETM, and as such the views expressed in this article may not be the views of ETM and its staff. It is incredibly important for the church as a whole to understand spiritual warfare.  … Continue reading

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Remember Those In Prison
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“Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.” Hebrews 13:3 ESV Christian persecution mostly flies under the media radar, despite being global and regular. But international … Continue reading

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The Incarnation: The Best Present Ever
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Written by Josh The Incarnation: The Best Present Ever The greatest gift ever given came as a baby, and we would do well to reflect and remember who He is and why coming as a baby was necessary. “For unto … Continue reading

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When everything goes wrong: Is the Devil against you, or God?
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Pride is a funny sin. Not funny in a laughing sort of way, but funny in the way it acts. Or more accurately how we react to it. As sinful humans still stuck in the flesh we always find a … Continue reading

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Easter: Getting back to the basics
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Today will no doubt be a busy day for most people.  You have clothes to get ready, get to church on time, find the eggs with the kids, easter baskets to pick through for favorite candies, and a big family … Continue reading

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Jesus does not need you, you need Him
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Jesus does not need you, you need Him I cannot count the number of times I have heard someone say to me “I would follow God if he would just show up in my room with blinding light telling me … Continue reading

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