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  • BY STUART JONES  The American Dream continues to challenge and inspire people of all ages and backgrounds. Motivated by the ascending rungs of the corporate ladder, employees seek to rise to the next level of success, while supervisors seek

  • By Eli Bayless And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching

  • Have you ever heard the story of the man who bought a $10,000 parrot for his mother? It could speak in forty different languages and do half a dozen other tricks. The day came where it was delivered and the man never heard back from his mom.

  • The story of the shepherds is a pretty familiar one for many during the Christmas season. The story of these sheep herders has been told in church pageants, Christmas parades, songs, and even movies. And yet, while there is familiarity within

  • In 2017, my wife was pregnant with our first child. We had just recently found out that we were going to be having a boy and we were thick in trying to come up with names for our little guy. This wasn’t just a pick-and-choose exercise, we wanted

  • The Christmas season is upon us. Stores may have had their giant Santa inflatables and plastic Rudolph up for months but there is something about this time, these first few days after Thanksgiving, which usher in the coming season. Lights are

  • Advent is a season of anticipation and hopefulness; it is a time in which we rejoice in the One who has come, the One who has conquered sin and death, the One who has perfectly fulfilled God’s promise of a Savior.

  • So often, it feels as though the faith of many, myself included, can become a part of a compartmentalized approach to our lives. Rather than being something that guides, and forms, and defines the way in which we live, the gospel becomes part of

  • Captured within John’s gospel there is a short passage of the third time that Christ revealed Himself to His disciples following His resurrection. If we’re not careful, we’ll read over it, chalk it up as another resurrection appearance, and move

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