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Good Reads 10.18.17 (on church membership, work, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On perseverance: What Should You Do When You Feel Like Quitting? by Mark Altrogge Have you ever said something like, “I’m tired of praying and not seeing an answer. I’ve been asking God to change this situation for 15… Continue reading Good Reads 10.18.17 (on church membership, work, and more!)

Daily Proverb, devotionals, Uncategorized

A Messy Manger (a daily proverb)

This devotional series examines a verse or two from a chapter of Proverbs each day of January 2017. Where there are no oxen, the manger is clean, but abundant crops come by the strength of an ox. ~Proverbs 14:4 Life isn’t always clean and pretty. A fact that Solomon illustrates with the messiness of work.… Continue reading A Messy Manger (a daily proverb)

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Work Hard (a daily proverb)

This devotional series examines a verse or two from each chapter of Proverbs each day of January 2017. A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man. ~Proverbs 6:10-11 Work and rest are themes we… Continue reading Work Hard (a daily proverb)

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Good Reads 07.27.16 (on: work, parenting, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On work: Working Well by Tim Challies You need to work. You also need to obey the people who are over you in that work. Whenever Paul talks about authority he connects it to the authority of Christ; whenever… Continue reading Good Reads 07.27.16 (on: work, parenting, and more!)

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Good Reads 06.01.16 (on: work and mission, the church and the younger generation, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On living for Christ through your work: Labor for Christ in the Workplace by Matt Moore As I grew to understand that God laid claim on my entire life and desired to redeem every area for his glory and… Continue reading Good Reads 06.01.16 (on: work and mission, the church and the younger generation, and more!)

2015-2016 Bible Challenge, devotionals, resources, Uncategorized

When Money Sprouts Wings (a meditation)

Don’t wear yourself out trying to get rich. Be wise enough to know when to quit. In the blink of an eye wealth disappears, for it will sprout wings and fly away like an eagle. ~ Proverbs 23:4-5 We all know the feeling: you work hard and put in long hours to earn that latest… Continue reading When Money Sprouts Wings (a meditation)

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A God-honoring Ethic (a meditation)

The Lord demands accurate scales and balances; he sets the standards for fairness. ~Proverbs 16:11 If you’re an attentive reader as you go through each proverb in the Bible, you’ll notice some repetition. And you’ll come across a proverb about accurate or honest scales quite a few times (see, also: 11:1, 20:10, 20:23). These verses… Continue reading A God-honoring Ethic (a meditation)

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Good Reads 05.27.15 (on: dealing with sin, the Christian and work, and teens and smartphones)

Here is a collection of good reads from various sites and blogs from this past week: On dealing with sin in our lives: The Sins We Don't Speak Of by Courtney Reissig (click here) I don't know what your forgotten, unspeakable sin is. But I know mine. I know that even after years of victory… Continue reading Good Reads 05.27.15 (on: dealing with sin, the Christian and work, and teens and smartphones)