Category Archives: Christian Living

The Five Key Factors in Every Christian’s Sanctification

taken from challies.com Growth in Christlikeness is a lifelong, active progression. We are holier on the day we die than we were on the day we came to Christ. We are holier on the day we die than we are … Continue reading

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Redeem Your Time

taken from challies.com Is there anything more tragic than time? Is there anything that brings about deeper grief than seeing time pass us by, than acknowledging how much has already elapsed and how little remains? We who were made to … Continue reading

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Keeping Short Accounts

My family moved to St. Simons Island, GA in 1989. I was 12 years old. One of the first things that I distinctly remember about that beautiful, little secluded Island was the fact that we could walk into a store, … Continue reading

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Tent-Making Is Not Second-Class

reprinted from The Gospel Coalition In many ways the local church in Thessalonica was the apple of the apostle Paul’s eye. In no other letter does he exuberantly declare, “For you are our glory and joy” (1 Thess. 2:20). So what … Continue reading

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A Self-Pity Refresher

I remember it well. A new, exciting ministry position was up for grabs. Quietly in my mind, I congratulated myself as being the most faithful candidate. Since I “put in my time,” it was a sure thing, so I thought. … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Ruin Your Life in Your 20s (or at any age)

No one ever plans to ruin their life. Nobody makes that a goal, or a New Year’s resolution, or an integral part of their 5-year plan. Kids don’t sit around and dream about growing up to be an alcoholic; students … Continue reading

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A Holy Violence

Is it wise to teach believers that they ought not to think so much of fighting and struggling against sin, but ought rather to “yield themselves to God,” and be passive in the hands of Christ? Is this according to … Continue reading

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