Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.

I like honest conversations. And I love the fact that God’s shoulders are big enough to handle our intellectual, emotional, and theological struggles. It’s why I am so drawn to the death of Lazarus (John 11). On a holiday where billions will celebrate Jesus’ ultimate victory over death, I am reminded of the painful reality of living in the gap between the promises of […]

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April Fools & Faith

We don’t know what to believe. From the promises of a slippery salesman to the smooth words of a coercing boyfriend, life has taught us to be suspicious. It’s certainly not just April 1st, we live in a world where we have no idea when and where to let our guard down and trust. It clearly didn’t start this way. All you have […]

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Promises

God has given us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Jesus who called us to His glory and virtue by which He has granted us His precious and very great promises, so that through them we are able to possess all that He has provided. (2 Peter 1:3-4) We ask of God, and He […]

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So great a salvation

Do not neglect so great a salvation. (Hebrews 2:3) There is so much debate regarding the possibility – or impossibility – of losing salvation. But the far more practical danger is neglecting salvation. Oh to live in the reality and the fullness of this great salvation. Indeed there is a salvation-like promise to drugs and porn and fame and fortune and a thousand other little god-substitutes. But […]

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5 reasons the Gators will beat Ole Miss this weekend

5. The Swamp. Noise. Humidity. Sellout. Magic. 4. Hargreaves > Treadwell. WR Laquon Treadwell is great, but CB Vernon Hargreaves III is greater. 3. Catalyst. The last time Ole Miss came to town they served as the catalyst for a Gator national championship, as Tebow gave the legendary speech. Rebels pull greatness out of Gators. 2. Fourth down. The Gators own 4th down. Coach Mac pulls the […]

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