Lamb of God

Today is Christmas day. Historically, Christmas is the celebration of the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ who entered into this world as a baby. This celebration is one that acknowledges that God Himself—embodied the very human nature that we possess—in order that we may be saved. As I reflect on Christmas and its true […]

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Rhythm, Refocus, & Rest

We live in a world that always needs to be doing something. We get lost in our tasks, duties, and activities, without finding time to rest. In fact, rest seems to be one of the most frightening words for some. Heaven forbid someone takes time to rest because we would certainly not be accomplishing anything. We live […]

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Betrayal & Neglect

About a year ago, I had the privilege to speak at Teen Reach Adventure Camp with Willow Creek Community Church in Lake Geneva. This camp is geared towards kids who are in the Foster Care system who have grown up in very difficult situations. It was fitting that we analyzed and discussed the narrative of Joseph from […]

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Baptism and New Birth

The baptism of Jesus was to exemplify the notion of being born again. We see this explained in the Gospel of John when Jesus encounters Nicodemus who was a Pharisee and a ruler of the Jews (John 3:1). Being born again is to understand that in Christ’s birth, Jesus rebirths humanity to Himself so that […]

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Do More

Personally, I do not like New Years resolutions because it seems as if every year people name a bunch of things they’re going to accomplish in the coming year, but they fail over and over again. This seems to be a hot trend in America, make resolutions, get excited about them, pursue them, and fail at […]

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Achieving Holiness as a Christian

Growing up, Christianity was distasteful to me. The main reason being is that there was an unrealistic expectation of becoming ‘perfect.’ I was not necessarily being taught this, instead I perceived this because I felt judged and not “good” enough in Christian circles. This lead me to think that I need to be someone that […]

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