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Philippians 4:14-23, Understanding and Applying the Bible

The brief video below is one in a series of inductive studies on books of the Bible with six chapters or less.  If you’ve not yet seen the two introductory videos, “How to Understand and Apply the Bible” and “B.e. … Continue reading

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Scriptures on “rest”

This weekly sub-series can assist your physical and relational exercise of 24 dynamics of spiritual fitness in Scripture that parallel physical and relational fitness:  balance, flexibility, initiative, partners, weight, etc.  You can print some or all of the Scriptures and … Continue reading

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Link to “Grace Family Baptist” (Website of Pastor Voddie Baucham)

By God’s grace there are more and more excellent Christ-centered topical websites.  Below is a link to one that may be helpful to you or a friend. I cannot say enough good things about this man’s preaching, practical outreach and … Continue reading

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A Word for the Week: “Slake” (Isaiah 55:1-3)

“Come, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and he who has no money, come, buy and eat!  Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.  Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, … Continue reading

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Philippians 4:8-13, Understanding and Applying the Bible

The brief video below is one in a series of inductive studies on books of the Bible with six chapters or less.  If you’ve not yet seen the two introductory videos, “How to Understand and Apply the Bible” and “B.e. … Continue reading

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Scriptures on “partners”

This weekly sub-series can assist your physical and relational exercise of 24 dynamics of spiritual fitness in Scripture that parallel physical and relational fitness:  balance, flexibility, initiative, partners, weight, etc.  You can print some or all of the Scriptures and … Continue reading

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Link to “I Met Messiah.com” (a Christian Website)

By God’s grace there are more and more excellent Christ-centered topical websites.  Below is a link to one that may be helpful to you or a friend. Below is a link to a powerful website of Messianic Jewish praise.  It’s … Continue reading

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A Word for the Week: “Silence” (1 Kings 19:11-13)

  And (the Lord) said, “Go out and stand on the mount before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the … Continue reading

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Leadership and Multiculturalism 104: Preparing your Integration

This mini-series offers a great variety of topical videos and a few consistent questions to prompt your reflection and discussion of three key issues in leadership: vision (where to lead others), influence (why they will choose to follow – or … Continue reading

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Scriptures on “pain”

This weekly sub-series can assist your physical and relational exercise of 24 dynamics of spiritual fitness in Scripture that parallel physical and relational fitness:  balance, flexibility, initiative, partners, weight, etc.  You can print some or all of the Scriptures and … Continue reading

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Philippians 4:1-7, Understanding and Applying the Bible

The brief video below is one in a series of inductive studies on books of the Bible with six chapters or less.  If you’ve not yet seen the two introductory videos, “How to Understand and Apply the Bible” and “B.e. … Continue reading

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Link to “Biblehub” (a Christian website for study in the original languages)

By God’s grace there are more and more excellent Christ-centered topical websites.  Below is a link to one that may be helpful to you or a friend. Even if you have zero knowledge of Hebrew or Greek, Biblehub can easily … Continue reading

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A Word for the Week: “Sensitivity” (1 Corinthians 12:21-26)

The eye cannot say to the hand, “I have no need of you,” nor again the head to the feet, “I have no need of you.”  On the contrary, the parts of the body that seem to be weaker are … Continue reading

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Leadership and Multiculturalism 103: Discerning the Next Culture

This mini-series offers a great variety of topical videos and a few consistent questions to prompt your reflection and discussion of three key issues in leadership: vision (where to lead others), influence (why they will choose to follow – or … Continue reading

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Philippians 3:12 – 4:1, Understanding and Applying the Bible

The brief video below is one in a series of inductive studies on books of the Bible with six chapters or less.  If you’ve not yet seen the two introductory videos, “How to Understand and Apply the Bible” and “B.e. … Continue reading

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Scriptures on “maturity”

This weekly sub-series can assist your physical and relational exercise of 24 dynamics of spiritual fitness in Scripture that parallel physical and relational fitness:  balance, flexibility, initiative, partners, weight, etc.  You can print some or all of the Scriptures and … Continue reading

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Devotional topics on Resting, Wresting, and Wrestling in Christ: Paradoxes of Peace in the Wilderness of this World

Rest and peace sound wonderful, don’t they?  They are, of course. If I’m completely honest, though, when I think of those words I often think of longer weekends, less conflict, the occasional nap, and awesome times with awesome people.  The … Continue reading

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Link to “Crown” Ministries (Website of financial issues from a Christian viewpoint)

By God’s grace there are more and more excellent Christ-centered topical websites.  Below is a link to one that may be helpful to you or a friend. If you’re looking for sound Christian counsel and practical help with financial troubles?  … Continue reading

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A Word for the Week: “Safety” (Psalm 23:1-4)

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.  He makes me lie down in green pastures.  He leads me beside still waters.  He restores my soul.  He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.  Even though I walk through … Continue reading

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Leadership and Multiculturalism 102: Understanding External Cultures

This mini-series offers a great variety of topical videos and a few consistent questions to prompt your reflection and discussion of three key issues in leadership: vision (where to lead others), influence (why they will choose to follow – or … Continue reading

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Philippians 3:1-11, Understanding and Applying the Bible

The brief video below is one in a series of inductive studies on books of the Bible with six chapters or less.  If you’ve not yet seen the two introductory videos, “How to Understand and Apply the Bible” and “B.e. … Continue reading

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Scriptures on “instinct”

This weekly sub-series can assist your physical and relational exercise of 24 dynamics of spiritual fitness in Scripture that parallel physical and relational fitness:  balance, flexibility, initiative, partners, weight, etc.  You can print some or all of the Scriptures and … Continue reading

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Link to “Plugged In Online” (Website on Christian reviews of movies, video games, and much more)

By God’s grace there are more and more excellent Christ-centered topical websites.  Below is a link to one that may be helpful to you or a friend. Plugged-In is a website dedicated to helping Christians make informed decisions by reviewing … Continue reading

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A Word for the Week: “Sacrifice” (Ephesians 5:1-2)

Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.  And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. (Ephesians 5:1-2)   If you’d like to know more about who … Continue reading

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Leadership and Multiculturalism 101: Knowing Yourself by your Family of Origin

This mini-series offers a great variety of topical videos and a few consistent questions to prompt your reflection and discussion of three key issues in leadership: vision (where to lead others), influence (why they will choose to follow – or … Continue reading

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