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Holy Week Reading Plan

Holy Week begins this Sunday, April 5 with Palm Sunday.  Although I long to remember the hope we have in Jesus because of his death and resurrection, it is difficult that Holy Week will look very different with the cancellation of so many of Calvary’s annual Holy Week events due

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Our Daily Bread

Gratitude

Gratitude is a spiritual discipline that is important for me to practice on a regular basis, whether the week of Thanksgiving or the middle of

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Christian Life

Listening to God Interview

Jim was interviewed about his book, God Told Me, for the 100th episode of Hole in My Heart Ministries’ podcast.  They covered topics such as “How

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Books

Transformed

  My friend Jen Lane recently released a book, Transformed: Eating and Body Image Renewal God’s Way. I was delighted to interview her for a

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Our Daily Bread

This is Me

The lyrics of “This is Me” remind us to choose our words carefully. My reflections on the song inspired today’s devotional. If you have not heard

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Christian Life

Reckless Love

“Reckless Love” is a popular, if sometimes controversial, worship song. In this Crosswalk.com article I talk about the idea of reckless love.  If you need

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Our Daily Bread

I Will Fear No Evil

  I enjoy all kinds of books but some of my favorites are memoirs because they can feel like extended testimonies, a reflection of God’s

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Our Daily Bread

Servant’s Heart

Today’s devotional focuses on the amazing number of ways parents, and specifically moms, serve their families.  When it seems unnoticed or under appreciated, it is

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Questions

Isaiah Questions

As we concluded our Isaiah series, we focused on the prophet’s vision of the future.  Below is the graphic we created to explain this vision.

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Our Daily Bread

Victory Parade

I’m not a Chicago Cubs fan but I got caught up in the excitement of the 2016 World Series.  The team’s stunning victory in extra

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Christian Life

Father’s Day

While Father’s Day is a recent addition to the yearly calendar, fathers have played a significant role in the lives of their children long before

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Our Daily Bread

Setting Up the Pins

When I caught a glimpse of my co-worker’s tattoo of a bowling ball knocking down pins on her ankle I was instantly curious.  I had

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Humor

Biblical Prescription

It was fun to write today’s devotional about friends who inspired our family to have a regular joke night. We have found laughter to be

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