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Why is Jesus Weeping?

Jesus was approaching God’s beloved city, and weeping. Why was he weeping? Because although they proclaimed God as God, they didn’t know him. He didn’t live in their hearts and relationships. Instead, they abused themselves and each other. And because they destroyed themselves from within, enemies would come and finish them off in their outer world, too. So many people …

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The truth of the matter is there is no secular versus sacred divide. God is everywhere, in everything, and in charge of everything. Convene

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Keep Growing, Keep Going

Grace grows as we grow. And so does peace. As we mature, we find more mature ways to handle trials. And as we learn to handle trials, we give God a chance to be bigger in our minds than the trial itself. We then find greater measures of grace and peace. It comes down to our perspective and how resilient …

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The highest inspiration for team members is to work for or around a passion-filled leader. Bill Hybels

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In the sense of what Jesus teaches, I believe a person is a lost sheep when they aren’t intentionally navigating their lives toward heaven, and they are emotionally disconnected from themselves, God, and the people around them. Are you lost? Phillip

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Conception in a Whisper

It all starts with one tiny, almost invisible decision. An idea enters my heart and I embrace or reject it. God whispers, I respond. That’s the tiny, almost invisible decision I made in 1974, when I told God I would accept Jesus if he would be my father and let me be part of a family that loved each other. …

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It’s my responsibility to relate to leaders the way the Bible tells me, whether they are good or evil. If I don’t, then I’m the problem. Phillip

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Life happens as we invest human energy into a relationship, skill, or goal. What are you doing with your energy today? Phillip

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We Pray from Earth, God Sees from Eternity

Paul prays for us, that we can understand power and love from God’s point of view, not ours. Life brings odd and sometimes uncomfortable combinations of people together. When we focus sideways on each other, we may see hopeless relationships. Instead, “pray up” to God whose power can stretch and expand our hearts. Then the power of his love will …

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Since God’s mercies are new each day, start each day with a fresh, clean slate. Make each day a beautiful, new chapter in your life. Phillip

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Living in the Light

What does living in the light mean to me? Farmers know plants need sunlight to grow. Doctors tell us sunlight is a great antidepressant. Our bodies need Vitamin D from the sunlight. How much joy and growth we experience when we live in God’s light! Moses spent forty days on a mountain with God. When he came down, his face …